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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

In 2000 the Squamish Forest District began a pilot project to study the effects of prescribed fire on forest succession, fuel dynamics, regeneration, wildlife habitat, and timber supply within two landscape units encompassing 103,000 ha north of...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Blackwell, Gray, Steele, Needoba, Green, MacKenzie
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Investigating spatial relationships among fuels, wildfire severity, and post-fire invasion by exotic plant species through linkage of multiphase sampling design and multiscale nested sampling field plots, pre- and post-fire, can be accomplished by...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Kalkhan, Martinson, Omi, Stohlgren, Chong, Hunter
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Climate change could increase fire weather severity in the western portion of Canada's boreal forest. In this study, we evaluate how climate change could affect future landscape-level fire behavior potential. The study area extends over 135,000...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Kafka, Parisien, Hirsch, Flannigan, Todd
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Fire Monitoring, Mapping and Modelling System (Fire M3) is an initiative of the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS) and the Canadian Forest Service (CFS), both agencies of Natural Resources Canada. The goals of Fire M3 are to use low-resolution...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Englefield, Lee, Fraser, Landry, Hall, Lynham, Cihlar, Li, Jin, Ahern
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The fire management goal in Banff National Park is to maintain or restore, where possible, historical fire regimes. Fire cycles are an important component of a fire regime, and historical fire cycles provide a reference to guide the use of prescribed...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Rogeau, Pengelly, Fortin
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire regime and associated condition class mapping have provided key data for development of cohesive strategies for restoration of fire-adapted ecosystems and for the National Fire Plan within the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service and U.S...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Hann
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Lignum Ltd. holds a 610,000-ha Innovative Forest Practices Agreement (IFPA) within the Cariboo-Chilcotin region of central British Columbia. The Lignum IFPA is ecologically diverse, with the majority of the IFPA comprising variants of the Sub-Boreal...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Francis, Conly
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The severity of the 2000 fire season has increased public awareness of a widespread fuels problem in western U.S. forests. Federal land management agencies have responded with plans to greatly expand programs to mitigate hazardous fuel conditions....

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Omi, Martinson, Kalkhan, Chong, Hunter, Stohlgren
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'We can improve preparedness and suppression, but until we better manage fuel buildups and growth in the wildland/urban interface, the gains will be marginal. ...We need fire protection programs that are ecologically appropriate...

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