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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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

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

Comprises 80 references to papers and publications related specifically to fire management of wilderness areas in the USA. An index is given to 11 general subject categories.

Person: Baker
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The location, cause, frequency, size, rotation times, and seasonal timing of tundra fires in the Noatak River watershed of northwestern Alaska were determined from Bureau of Land Management fire records for 1956-83 and satellite (LANDSAT) 1:1,000,000...

Person: Racine, Dennis, Patterson
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Reconstructions of climate in the Holocene rely heavily on palaeoclimatic indicators such as altitudinal and latitudinal treeline movements inferred from direct (macrofossil) or indirect (pollen) evidence of sites distant from modern treelines. It is...

Person: Payette, Gagnon
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The USDA Forest Service and the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) propose to organize and host an interdisciplinary workshop that brings together environmental historians and scientists to discuss the historical dimensions of the...

Person: Pyne, Mighetto, Cohen, Perry
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

This JFSP-funded project assessed the relationship between stand age and fire behavior in the black spruce forest type of interior Alaska. Forest canopy and substrate data were collected from sites representing a time sequence of stand age ranging from...

Person: Camp, Omi, Cronan, Huffman
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

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: FRAMES

A study was made of buried seeds in 62 cylindrical cores of litter and soil (10 cm diameter X 10 cm depth) collected from 10 sites, on which fires had occurred 42-180 years previously, on upland soil with a vegetation of lichen woodland and a tree...

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