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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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A 1977 tundra fire burned a hillslope where prefire soils and vegetation ranged from poorly drained moist tussock-shrub tundra on the lower slopes to well-drained dwarf shrub tundra on the back slope and very poorly drained wet sedge meadow on the flat...

Person: Racine, Jandt, Meyers, Dennis
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'LANDFIRE can give more precise predictions than previous fire-behavior models did, allowing land managers to let beneficial fires burn, Shlisky says.The database has been tested in the northern Rockies and in central Utah; now...

Person: Ferber
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Over the past decade, there has been an increasing interest in the development of forest management approaches that are based on an understanding of historical natural disturbance dynamics. The rationale for such an approach is that management to...

Person: Bergeron
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Over the past decades, there has been an increasing interest in the development of forest management approaches that are based on an understanding of historical natural disturbance dynamics. The rationale for such an approach is that management to...

Person: Bergeron, Flannigan, Gauthier, Leduc, Lefort
Year: 2004
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

How do we organize for high performance in a setting where the potential for error and disaster can be overwhelming? In doing so, how can we best apply the High Reliability Organizing concepts into the prescribed fire and fire use arenas? And, to...

Person: Keller, Weick, Sutcliffe, Saveland, Lahey, Thomas, Nasiatka
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire ecology is discussed in relation to basic ecological processes; the characteristics of the fire environment are reviewed. Lightning and lightning storms are considered as the primary natural cause of fires in nature. The nature of fire and its...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Komarek
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper discusses some of the historical aspects of wildfires in interior Alaska with particular reference to the period from 1940 to the present. Several speculations are made on the basis of recent records relative to fire impact or effects. The...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Barney
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In a south-facing subbasin of Caribou-Poker Creek Research Watershed near Fairbanks, several mature white spruce stringers, apparent relics of extensive stands that have escaped fires, were studied.Tree-ring investigations show that the mature spruce...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Quirk, Sykes
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The forests of interior Alaska are a complex mosaic of stands which are, to a significant degree, related to the fire history of this area. Following fire the major interior forest tree species -- white spruce, black spruce, paper birch, quaking aspen...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Zasada
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS