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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

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Person: Higuera, Gavin, Peters
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Bachelet, Lenihan
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Like all forests, oak forests are continually responding to disturbances originating from both within and outside the forest. Oaks (Quercus spp.) owe their very existence to disturbance. In this context, silvicultural and other management practices can...

Person: Spetich, Johnson
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Ignitions, fuels, topography, and climate interact through time to create temporal and spatial differences in the frequency of fire, which, in turn, affects ecosystem structure and function. In many ecosystems non-human ignitions are overwhelmed by...

Person: Spetich, Guyette, Dey
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

Since the last Ice Age, fire has been a dominant disturbance regime vital to the preservation of species biodiversity in Canadian forests. A Large Fire Database (LFDB) has been developed for all fires larger than 200 ha in area for Canada for the 1959-...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Bosch, Mason, Todd, Stocks
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