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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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New data on how North American forests looked centuries ago are fueling a debate on what ecologists should aim for when restoring ailing ecosystems.

Person: Kloor
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Removing American Indians from the land effectively ended wildland burning practices that had lasted for millennia. ...The Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management together administer several hundred million acres of...

Person: Williams
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From Web Document, Executive Summary... ' Premise This strategy is based on the premise that sustainable resources are predicated on healthy, resilient ecosystems. In fire-adapted ecosystems, some measure of fire use - at appropriate intensity,...

Person: Laverty, Williams
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Archaeological and historical evidence on status of northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) in southern Ontario prior to European settlement is not clear. The bird was documented on the Essex and Kent County prairies at the time of European settlement...

Person: Brennan, Palmer, Burger, Pruden, Hunter, Ludolph
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'In the early decades of the twentieth century, the astronomer Andrew Douglass noted that trees growing in a particular area, which are exposed to the same sequence of wet and dry growing seasons, typically share the same pattern...

Person: Norris
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

This chapter presents a broader, more fundamental view of the ecological principles and shifting fire regimes described in the previous chapters that have important implications for ecosystem management. Also included are strategies and approaches for...

Person: Brown, Smith, Brown
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS