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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Introduction (p.274) ... 'There is currently a great deal of interest in understanding and quantifying the extent of natural and human-caused fire in the different biomes throughout the world. In Chapter 8, Shvidenko and Nilsson examined...

Person: Kasischke, Stocks, Murphy, Mudd, Stocks, Kasischke, Barry, Alexander, French
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Twentieth century fire patterns were analyzed for two large, disparate wilderness areas in the Rocky Mountains. Spatial and temporal patterns of fires were represented as GIS-based digital fire atlases compiled from archival Forest Service data. We...

Person: Cole, McCool, Borrie, O'Loughlin, Rollins, Swetnam, Morgan
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We developed multiple regression models and tree-based (CART -- classification and regression tree) models to predict fire return intervals across the Interior Columbia River basin at 1-km resolution, using geo-referenced fire history potential...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, McKenzie, Peterson, Agee
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Emissions of atmospheric pollutants from vegetation fires can greatly affect local and regional air quality. The near real-time information on the magnitude of fires, the amount of pollutants emitted, and their impact on air quality is critical to fire...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Ward, Queen, Seielstad, Hao
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Idaho Panhandle National Forests (IPNF), in partnership with the University of Idaho, the Fire Sciences Laboratory, and The Sampson Group, developed a Geographic Information System (GIS) based wildfire hazard-risk assessment. The assessment was...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Harkins, Morgan, Neuenschwander, Chrisman, Zack, Jacobson, Grant, Sampson
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We present results from ongoing research into 20th Century fire regimes in two large Rocky Mountain wilderness areas. Fire patterns are represented as digital fire atlases based on archival forest service data. We find that spatial and temporal fire...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Rollins, Swetnam, Morgan
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Data from the ERS-2 ATSR-2 instrument have been used to derive a world fire atlas for the year 1997 and 1998. The IGBP-DIS is currently co-ordinating the validation of this product. 36 scientists are taking part in the validation process over several...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Arino, Rosaz
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The workshop began with the workshop facilitator, Neil Sampson, summarizing 17 invited papers presented on the opening day of the conference. These papers provided a state-of-the-science overview of pre-selected topics including Overview (3 papers),...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Sampson, Gollberg
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

An increasing severity in the occurrence of wildfires in Mexico has been recently associated with the activity of 'El Nino' Southern Oscillation (ENSO). A spatio-temporal analysis of fire potential indicated that indeed, catastrophic fires...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Mora, Hernandez-Cardenas
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Crossing the Bitterroot Mountains on the Lolo Trail was a daunting experience for the historic Lewis and Clark Expedition. ...Historically, fires occurred somewhere along the 50-mile trail corridor at least every two decades, on...

Person: Barrett
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS