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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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This paper examines the distribution of areas burned in forest fires. Empirical size distributions, derived from extensive fire records, for six regions in North America are presented. While they show some commonalities, it appears that a simple power-...

Person: Reed, McKelvey
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.15) ... 'I promised I would try to define silviculture, but maybe we need reminding again that 'because of the broad differences in climate, physiography, forest vegetation, method of past treatment, natural and introduced...

Person: Mustian
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Federal, state, tribal and local governments are making unprecedented efforts to reduce the buildup of fuels and restore forests and rangelands to healthy conditions. Yet, needless red tape and lawsuits delay effective...

Person:
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.250) ... 'In addition to the materials reviewed by Williams in chapter 7, there are several ecological data sets that suggest aboriginal burning once accounted for most fires in the West, as well as in eastern forests. Brown et al...

Person: Kay, Simmons, Kay
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Pollen and charcoal from East Sooke Fen, Pixie Lake, and Whyac Lake were used to reconstruct the post-glacial vegetation, climate, and fire-disturbance history across a precipitation gradient on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. An open...

Person: Brown, Hebda
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Charcoal records were examined from seven sediment cores and two stratigraphic sections on southern vancouver Island, Canada. charcoal influx and climate trend regressions were established using high order polynomial functions. During the late-glacial...

Person: Brown, Hebda
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The objective of this study was to compare juvenile (0-12 years) height growth pattern of dominant mature trees from two virgin black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) BSP) forests established during the 19th century (1870) to that of young dominant black...

Person: Fantin, Morin
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Describes the role played by crew cohesion in the deaths of firefighters in three firefighting tragedies: the Mann Gulch Fire, the South Canyon Fire, and the Thirtymile Fire. Two types of cohesion are involved, the cohesion within a crew (intracrew...

Person: Driessen
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Diaz, McIntyre, Lavorel, Pausas
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'This initial release of these Guidelines reflects the efforts of the Fire Management Task Force and subsequent review by park, regional and WASO staff. It represents the framework of the Service fire management program. The WASO...

Person:
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS