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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 3.75-µm and 11-µm channels on the polar orbiting NOAA Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) sensors have saturation temperatures of approximately 325 K. They allowed limited successes in estimating the sub-pixel fire temperature and...

Person: Gao, Xiong, Li, Wang
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Madagascar has a highly distinctive flora and is one of the world biodiversity hot spots. There are more than 170 species of palms, the majority of which are vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered endemics. Palms are utilized for many human...

Person: Shapcott, Rakotoarinivo, Smith, Lysakova, Fay, Dransfield
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Vegetation fires emit a number of air pollutants, thus impacting air quality at local, regional and global scales. One such pollutant is the particulate matter (PM) that is known to trigger adverse health effects. In this study, the CALPUFF/CALMET/MM5...

Person: Choi, Fernando
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Nature Conservancy is working with the Bureau of Land Management to assess multiple indicators of ecological condition, including fire regime, across grasslands and shrublands in southern New Mexico. The purpose of the assessment is to identify...

Person: Masters, Galley, Bate, Yanoff, McCarthy, Bradley
Year: 2007
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

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

This report provides a detailed summary of research conducted in multiple forest communities throughout the U.S. by forest social scientists at Oregon State University. Project work was supported by the USDA/USDI Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) in...

Person: Shindler, Toman, Kruger, Stankey
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

An analysis of the spatial and temporal patterns of global burned area with the Daily Tile US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-Advanced Very High-Resolution Radiometer Pathfinder 8 km Land dataset between 1981 and 2000 is presented. Nine...

Person: Riaño, Moreno Ruiz, Isidoro, Ustin
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This report reviews the growing literature on the concept of agency-citizen interactions after large wildfires. Because large wildfires have historically occurred at irregular intervals, research from related fields has been reviewed where appropriate...

Person: Olsen, Shindler
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The International Association of Wildland Fire sponsored the second Fire Behavior and Fuels conference in Destin, Florida. The conference theme was 'Fire Environment--Innovations, Management, and Policy.' Over 450 attendees participated in...

Person: Butler, Cook
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES