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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

As the initial step in a study of forest fire cycles in the boreal forest of northwestern Ontario, four burned areas of different ages were briefly examined. This Report describes the present condition of the areas visited in terms of both forest cover...

Person: Methven, Van Wagner, Stocks
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Recent vegetation change in the grasslands of southern British Columbia is examined using pollen analysis, and the results are compared with documentary records. The increasing dominance of the grasslands after 1890 by Artemisia tridentata and other...

Person: Cawker
Year: 1983
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

Rhizomes of eight understory species were subjected to treatments of 45, 50, 55 and 60 degrees for 5 min in a water bath. Selecton of thesespecies for study was based on differences in the depth of the rhizomes, in habitat, and in rhizome morphology....

Person: Flinn, Pringle
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Samoil, Turtle, Delisle, Dube
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The high variablility of burning conditions and fuels, found in Alaskan forest fires, produces an associated complex emission of particulate matter. Histological evidence of some large particles has been found in the forest fire plumes as well as...

Person: Eaton, Wendler
Year: 1983
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