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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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We present results from ongoing research into 20th Century fire regimes in two large Rocky Mountain wilderness areas. Fire patterns are represented as digital fire atlases based on archival forest service data. We find that spatial and temporal fire...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Rollins, Swetnam, Morgan
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

From the text ... 'Crossing the Bitterroot Mountains on the Lolo Trail was a daunting experience for the historic Lewis and Clark Expedition. ...Historically, fires occurred somewhere along the 50-mile trail corridor at least every two decades, on...

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

Changes in climatic conditions may influence both forest biomass accumulation rates and natural disturbance regimes. While changes in biomass accumulation of forests under various climatic conditions have been described by yield equations, large...

Person: Li, Flannigan, Corns
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

At the request of public and private wildland fire managers who recognized a need to assimilate current fire effects knowledge, we produced this state-of-the-art integrated series of documents relevant to management of ecosystems. The series covers our...

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

Knowledge of temporal changes in the area burned by wildfires is required to understand their influence on global climate change. This paper reviews the primary methods of reconstructing and measuring area burned. The area burned by wildfires is...

Person: Innes, Verstraete, Larsen
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We characterized historical fire regimes in order to understand their influence on forest structure in dry mixed-conifer forests in the southern interior of British Columbia. In the unroaded Stein River watershed, we sampled fire scarred trees (163)...

Person: Heyerdahl, Lertzman
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

(1) The pattern of post-fire vegetation development in Picea mariana (black spruce)-Pleurozium forests in south-eastern Labrador, Canada, is evaluated using palaeoecological methods and vegetation analysis of extant stands.(2) Macrofossil analysis of...

Person: Foster
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS