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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

This talk describes development of a physics-based mathematical and computational model to predict fire spread among structures and natural fuels (trees, shrubs and ground litter). This tool will be used to understand how fires spread in a community...

Person: Rehm, Evans, McGrattan, Forney, Bouldin, Baker, Mell, Hostikka
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Sonoran desert vistas supporting Giant Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) cacti attract millions of visitors to the Tonto National Forest (TNF), Arizona each year. Unfortunately fires occurring during the last few decades burned large portions of mature...

Person: Narog, Wilson
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Recent analyses of the local economic impacts of large fires have resulted in lists of costs (Hayman fire 2002, Florida fires 1998) including suppression costs, loss of tourism, and timber market effects, among others. With the exception of the timber...

Person: Abt, Prestemon, Holmes
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Created through the Wildfire Disaster Recovery Act of 1989 (PL 101-286), in response to the destructive western fire season of 1987 and the Yellowstone fires of 1988, the Commission was asked to consider the environmental and economic effects of...

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Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Objectives of this study were to test existing prediction equations for duff depth reduction, percentage of duff consumed, and mineral soil exposure to determine the limits of their applicability, and to develop if possible broadly based prediction...

Person: Reinhardt, Keane, Brown, Turner
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A basic system of forest fire protection standards has been developed. Primary objectives are defined in terms of acceptable burned area. A method is described by which secondary objectives may be calculated in terms of elapsed-time for the performance...

Person: Beall
Year: 1949
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

A guidebook has been developed to assist the fire managers and planners in estimating actual economic costs, losses, and benefits resulting from fire management activities. This guidebook was developed and tested on 12 National Forests during the 1977-...

Person: Marty, Barney
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Fire Effects Tradeoff Model Version 4 (FETM 4) is a landscape-scale, strategic planning model designed to simulate the long-term tradeoffs between wildland fire and various fuel treatment alternatives over large areas of the landscape encompassing...

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Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES