Alaska Reference Database

The Alaska Reference Database originated as the standalone Alaska Fire Effects Reference Database, a ProCite reference database maintained by former BLM-Alaska Fire Service Fire Ecologist Randi Jandt. It was expanded under a Joint Fire Science Program grant for the FIREHouse project (The Northwest and Alaska Fire Research Clearinghouse). It is now maintained by the Alaska Fire Science Consortium and FRAMES, and is hosted through the FRAMES Resource Catalog. The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the Summary...'Historically, fires have repeatedly burned nearly every square foot of northern Rocky Mountain forests. Fire damage was especially severe during the 75 years following 1860, and much of this was due to promiscuous burning by...

Person: Wellner
Year: 1970
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest fire records 1914 - 1968, for Kamloops and Nelson Forest Districts in British Columbia are summarized to indicate trends in costs and damage. Areas burned have been substantially reduced by improved fire control techniques and intensity....

Person: Smith, Henderson
Year: 1970
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Let me over-simplify (or overstate) my argument to make my point. Foresters have tended to identify only two types of fires: (1) wildfires, which are bad and should be prevented or put out expeditiously, and (2) prescribed fires,...

Person: Wambach
Year: 1970
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'Obviously an extremely professional task of development, research and management looms ahead. Moreover, to manage land and protect its resources in the true public interest requires involvement of an informed citizenry in many...

Person: Moore
Year: 1970
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The accumulated hours of bright sunshine provide a simple index of fire season severity for the southern coastal area of British Columbia. This index, based on the period May 1 to August 31, is highly correlated with the annual acreage burned over the...

Person: Turner
Year: 1970
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Between 1931 and 1961 Canadian forest fire researchers gathered a vast quantity of data on weather, fuel moisture and test fire behavior. The original purpose of the data was primarily for the development of forest fire danger tables. The data was...

Person: Simard
Year: 1970
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A number of nondestructive techniques for analyzing the timing, frequency, and magnitude of natural disturbances in forest stands are discussed in this paper. Intensive age determination of trees is desirable for reconstructing forest disturbance...

Person: Lorimer
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Comprehensive sampling of curlleaf mountain-mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius) on 41 sites in five States allowed an assessment of postfire population dynamics, differences in regeneration patterns, and critical events in stand regeneration. Historical...

Person: Lotan, Brown, Gruell, Bunting, Neuenschwander
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The objective of this paper is to explain the distributions, assumptions, interpretations, and relationships of the two compatible, stochastic models of fire history: the negative exponential and the Weibull. For each model the 'fire interval...

Person: Johnson, Van Wagner
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Ritchie
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS