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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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What factors may influence new fires burning into or being slowed by previous fire scars? How long can we consider fire scars a fuel barrier? More and more area in Alaska seems to be burning in close succession, or "repeat burns."

Person: Barnes, Ziel
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

From the text ... 'It is interesting to note that the greatest annual areas burned since records have been kept, are restricted to the 1980s and the first half of the 1990s (with the exception of 1961 when almost 4 million ha burned). Also, when...

Person: Moreno, Weber, Stocks
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Because temperature is forecast to increase almost everywhere, all the regions except the mid-Atlantic region project increases in wildfire activity, despite the variability in precipitation forecasts. The magnitude and impact...

Person: Rocca, Miniat, Mitchell
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Wind-driven surface and crown fires in conifer forests typically adopt a roughly elliptical shape.Area burned is proportional to the rate of spread increase (following the transition to crowning) to the power of 2.'

Person: Alexander, Cruz
Year: 2014
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 ... 'There will always be a significant place and need for fire suppression in the management of wildland resources. It is not my goal, purpose, or objective to suggest that all efforts at fire suppression should be abandoned, or...

Person: Pruden, Brennan, Brennan
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Paleoecological methods were used to investigate the role of anthropogenic fire in the development and maintenance of the pinewoods of Andros Island, Bahamas. Fossil pollen and charcoal from a transect of three sediment cores was used to reconstruct...

Person: Kjellmark
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Lertzman, Fall, Dorner
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: McKenzie
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS