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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Person: Telfer
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Breeding populations of the fire-adapted carabid-beetle A. quadripunctatum were found in most of the fifteen investigated burned, uncut forests, but not in any of the fifteen burned clear-cuts, although a few immigrants were found in two of them. The...

Person: Wikars
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Surface fire intensity (kilowatts per metre) and crown fire initiation were predicted using Rothermel's 1972 and Van Wagner's 1977 fire models with fuel data from 47 upland subalpine conifer stands (comprising Pinus contorta var. latifolia,...

Person: Bessie, Johnson
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

'Natural resource management is an important activity in our society. The conservation and current environmental movements have emphasized the importance of sound management of natural resources. While there may be significant potential gains for...

Person: Sando
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In a year of catastrophic wildland fires across the country, Alaska once again had the dubious honor of being host to the nation's largest wildland fire.

Person: Evans
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Damage appraisal is the basis for fire-suppression decisions. Where timber is managed for production of maximum site rent, appraisal is a rather straightforward matter of applying standard financial criteria in a 'with and without' procedure...

Person: Brown, Boster
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Shiplett, MacKinnon, Fischer, Neuenschwander
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Development of equations for prediciting fuel bed depth (called 'bulk depth' herein) appropriate for modeling fire behavior in slash is described. Bulk depth (y) was correlated with the expected number of 1/4-to 1-inch-diameter particle...

Person: Albini, Brown
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Bailey, Anderson
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed burns are increasingly being used in ecological restoration and vegetation management. Despite the accumulation of scientific information on fire behavior and fire effects, however, in many cases fires are prescribed without consideration of...

Person: Johnson, Miyanishi
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES