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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The increasing incidence, extent and severity of uncontrolled burning globally, together with its many adverse consequences, has brought fire into the international environmental policy arena, with growing calls for international action leading to...

Person: Goldammer
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

BlueSky is a real-time smoke forecast system that predicts surface smoke concentrations from prescribed fire, wildfire, and agricultural burn activities. Developed by the USDA Forest Service in cooperation with the US Environmental Protection Agency (...

Person: O'Neill, Ferguson, Peterson, Wilson
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Modern fire suppression has the potential to alter the natural distribution of forest cover types and age classes, which has consequences for resource management. A 21,000 ha prescribed burn to enhance wildlife habitat and secondarily reduce continuity...

Person: Paragi, Smart, Worum, Haggstrom
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Members of two caribou (Rangifer tarandus granti) herds periodically winter in lichen habitat on the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in north central Alaska, providing an important subsistence resource for residents of nearby villages. Fire is...

Person: Morton
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Parmenter, Hansen, Kennedy, Cohen, Langner, Lawrence, Maxwell, Gallant, Aspinall
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

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

Distance education, facilitated by modern telecommunications and computer technology, is revolutionizing delivery of college-level courses. In creating an interdisciplinary course on wildland fire, we learned that initial investments of at least $100,...

Person: Walstad, Reed, Doescher, Kauffman, Miller, Shindler, Tappeiner
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

An Autonomous Fire Detector (AFD) is a miniature electronic package combining position location capability [using the Global Positioning System (GPS)], communications (packet or voice-synthesized radio), and fire detection capability (thermal, gas,...

Person: Kremens, Faulring, Gallagher, Seema, Vodacek
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This FIRESTAT User's Guide shows you how to enter Individual Fire Report information using form FS-5100-29 and other sources. It is organized to help you locate and perform specific FIRESTAT functions quickly and easily.

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Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES