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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Fire is a prevalent natural disturbance in most of British Columbia's forest ecosystems. Recently, scientists and forest managers have recognized the important role fire plays in regulating forest ecosystems and maintaining biodiversity. In...

Person: Fall
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Analyses of more than 40 years of climatic data reveal intriguing spatial variations in climatic patterns for Beringia (North-eastern Siberia and Alaska), aiding the understanding of the hierarchy of climatic controls that operate at different spatial...

Person: Mock, Bartlein, Anderson
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The fire ecology of Scandinavian forests and its management implications have many parallels to forests of the American West. As in the United States, the policy of fire exclusion has yielded to a broader understanding of fire ecology, and both...

Person: Arno
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The exclusion of fire from ecosystems to which it was a frequent visitor has produced profound alterations in historic ecological conditions; therefore, fire must be an integral component of ecosystem management. That was the overwhelming message...

Person: Dickmann, Rollinger
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

ANNOTATION: Wildland fire has been an integral part of the landscape of the conterminous United States for millennia. Analysis of contemporary and pre-industrial (~ 200 - 500 yr BP) conditions, using potential natural vegetation, satellite imagery, and...

Person: Leenhouts
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

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Person: Johnson
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Discussion of fire-damage appraisal in relation to fire-protection planning shows a need for a standard appraisal system on all federal lands. Fire control costs and damages on an interior Alaska and a northern Minnesota fire are compared; application...

Person: Noste, Davis
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

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Person: Miller
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Preliminary findings of habitat use patterns for the Ray Mountains caribou (Rangifer tarandus) herd were determined from three years of radiotelemetry observations. Caribou calving was concentrated in open south-sloping plateaus between Mt. Tozi and...

Person: Jandt
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Current evidence suggests that Indian fires substantially augmented those set by lightning in grassland, shrubland, and certain lower-elevation forest types for a millennium before settlement by Euro-Americans. In some large areas Indian fires...

Person: Lotan, Kilgore, Fischer, Mutch, Arno
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS