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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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In 2000 the Squamish Forest District began a pilot project to study the effects of prescribed fire on forest succession, fuel dynamics, regeneration, wildlife habitat, and timber supply within two landscape units encompassing 103,000 ha north of...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Blackwell, Gray, Steele, Needoba, Green, MacKenzie
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

During the next few decades, a considerable portion of the productive boreal forest in Canada will be harvested and there is an excellent opportunity to use forest management activities (e.g., harvesting, regeneration, stand tending) to alter the...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Hirsch, Kafka, Todd
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Factors affecting tree regeneration in the boreal forest after fire are poorly understood. We studied post-fire recruitment and early growth of jack pine (Pinus banksiana) seedlings in a prescribed burn experiment. We burned nine plots (0.56-2.25 ha)...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, de Groot, Alexander, Wotton, Bothwell, Stefner, Carlsson
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Boreal forests contain a significant portion of the world's terrestrial carbon in their surface organics and soil horizons. Fire, the main disturbance in these forests, plays an important role in regulating the flow of carbon in these landscapes....

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Manies, Harden, Wickland
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Complex interactions exist among ungulates, predators, humans, and vegetation in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. Fire and herbivory are key parts of the interactions among these ecosystem components. Significant increases in human use, exclusion...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Amiro, de Groot, Bothwell, Westhaver, Achuff
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Nahanni National Park and the Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary are ecologically important areas in the Northwest Territories. Fire history data in Nahanni National Park and the Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary were used for a comparative analysis in order to...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Bothwell, de Groot, Dube, Chowns, Carlsson, Stefner
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The fire management goal in Banff National Park is to maintain or restore, where possible, historical fire regimes. Fire cycles are an important component of a fire regime, and historical fire cycles provide a reference to guide the use of prescribed...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Rogeau, Pengelly, Fortin
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Records of natural and cultural fires are scattered, difficult to obtain, and are of variable quality. We synthesize these disparate data for portions of southeastern North America from 1916 to 1990 for use by foresters, ecologists, and land managers....

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Jurney, Evans, Ipppolito, Bergstrom
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The severity of the 2000 fire season has increased public awareness of a widespread fuels problem in western U.S. forests. Federal land management agencies have responded with plans to greatly expand programs to mitigate hazardous fuel conditions....

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Omi, Martinson, Kalkhan, Chong, Hunter, Stohlgren
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Cerulean, Engstrom, James, Leenhouts, Moore, Tanner, Vanderlinden
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS