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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 text ... 'The Société de Conservation de l*Outaouais, which protects 80 000 km2 southwestern Quebec timberland against fire, has been experimenting with lightning location systems, in an attempt to minimize the problem of lightning caused...

Person: Watson
Year: 1982
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the book jacket...'From prehistory to the present-day conservation movement, Stephen J. Pyne's narrative explores the efforts of sucessive American cultures to master this forbidding kind of fire and to use it to shape the landscape. He...

Person: Pyne
Year: 1982
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The use of existing fire weather history from computerized data storage libraries, in conjunction with fire use programs and routines, allows the fire planner to develop realistic prescription limits, especially when the use of unplanned ignitions is...

Person: Mangan
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire management in Canada's national parks is facing other alternatives besides traditional suppression. The 1979 Parks Canada Policy permits a full range of options while the Natural Resources Management Process (NRMP) provides the framework by...

Person: Dube, Lopoukhine, White
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The fire history of the wilderness of southeastern Labrador is marked by a patchy distribution of large fires in time and space. During the 110-year period encompassed by this study, major fires occurred in four decades, 1870-1879, 1890-1899, 1950-1959...

Person: Foster
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

An analysis, made by a cost-plus-net-value-change criterion, revealed that the amount of money spent nationwide to achieve an efficient fire protection on nonfederal forest and range lands is appropriate. However, improvements in efficiency can be...

Person: Bellinger, Kaiser, Harrison
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Two computer programs for testing alternative fire prescriptions are presented. Program RXBUILD creates a fire occurrence and a fire weather, danger, and manning class file for use by the second program. Program RXFIRES reads user fire selection...

Person: Lotan, Bevins
Year: 1982
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A large region of central and western Canada experienced a particularly severe forest fire season during 1980 in terms of the number of fire starts, area burned, and suppression expenditures. In Alberta, most of the fire occurred during April and May...

Person: Alexander, Janz, Quintilio
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS