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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Economic growth is frequently touted as a cure for environmental ills, particularly for those in Third World countries. Here we examine that paradigm in a case study of Alberta, Canada, a wealthy, resource-rich province within a wealthy nation. Through...

Person: Timoney, Lee
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Law
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The goal is to restore healthy forest ecosystems, including historical fire regimes. ... For decades, the Forest Service treated all fire, regardless of type or site, as a threat to forest health.'

Person: Brown
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'For some forests burned in 2000, still on a natural fire cycle, forest health was not an issue.'

Person: Barrett
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Pyne's book goes against the grain of history, exposing uncomfortable truths behind our founding myths. ...The story unfolds in a broad context of fire ecology and social, political, and cultural history.'

Person: Brown
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Drury
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Managers often want to restore historical disturbance regimes. In the northern intermountain region, there is considerable interest in using fire as a management tool to accomplish a variety of objectives in steppe vegetation. Little information is...

Person: Weddell
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Ward and Tithecott (PC. Ward and A.G. Tithecott. 1993. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Aviation, Flood and Fire Management Branch, Publ. 305) presented data that indicated fire suppression activities in Ontario led to reductions in average...

Person: Ward, Tithecott, Wotton
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'The press and politicians called fire season 2000 'a natural disaster.' The fires were natural, but the 'disaster' was how much the United States spent to fight them.'

Person: Williams
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The objective of this paper is to explain the distributions, assumptions, interpretations, and relationships of the two compatible, stochastic models of fire history: the negative exponential and the Weibull. For each model the 'fire interval...

Person: Johnson, Van Wagner
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS