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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

Wildfires are a natural part of the boreal ecosystem. Wildfires help maintain vegetation diversity, providing suitable habitats for wildlife, but wildfires can also present a threat to human values...

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Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This Research Brief summarizes findings of a Joint Fire Science Program project focused on understanding radio communications as part of risk communication and sensemaking in wildland fire operations. Through observation of live and simulated radio...

Person: Black, Fox, Gabor, Thomas, Ziegler
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire management involves specialization and a division of labor. When you order supplies on a wildland fire, you should keep that in mind. In your own specialty area, you need support from others who don’t necessarily have your level of...

Person: Delaney
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Seminar presented by Sara Brown, Acting Director of the Human Performance and Innovation & Organizational Learning RD&A Program, to the Missoula Fire Lab on December 13, 2018.

Person: Brown
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Air Resource Advisors provide a vast array of tools and products to predict and communicate smoke impacts during wildfires. Having a resource solely dedicated to smoke management and effective messaging improves both internal and external communication...

Person: Lahm
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Today’s extended fire seasons and large fire footprints have prompted state and federal land-management agencies to devote increasingly large portions of their budgets to wildfire management. As fire costs continue to rise, timely and comprehensive...

Person: Toombs, Weber, Stegner, Schnase, Lindquist, Lippitt
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the text ...'This paper summarizes results of a study conducted under the aegis of the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project. We report on a midscale scientific assessment of vegetation change in terrestrial landscapes of the...

Person: Hessburg, Smith
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Executive Summary (p.iv) ... 'A coordinated program of research on the 1988 fires should be intiated immediately. The essential ingredients for such a program include an ecosystem approach to provide conceptual integration and operational...

Person: Christensen, Agee, Brussard, Hughes, Knight, Minshall, Peek, Pyne, Swanson, Wells, Thomas, Williams, Wright
Year: 1989
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The high variablility of burning conditions and fuels, found in Alaskan forest fires, produces an associated complex emission of particulate matter. Histological evidence of some large particles has been found in the forest fire plumes as well as...

Person: Eaton, Wendler
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Robinson
Year: 1989
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS