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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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

From ancient philosophies to present day science, the ubiquity of change and the process of transformation are core concepts. The primary focus of a recent white paper on disturbance ecology is summed up by the Greek philosopher Heraclitus who stated...

Person: Eskew, Saveland
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

International fire research activities, priorities, constraints and opportunities are examined from a late 20th century vantage point. Recent accomplishments in computer technology are identified as the single most important phenomenon responsible for...

Person: Weber
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Poster presentation providing the graph and the interpretations associated with the head fire intensity graph for the Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System Fuel Type C-2 (Boreal Spruce) on level to gently undulating terrain and 85%...

Person: Cole, Alexander
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In Alaska, fire is one of the most important factor structuring the boreal forest. From the late 1950's until the early 1980's, aggressive initial attack was taken on all fires throughout Alaska whenever suppression resources were available...

Person: Roessler, Juday
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Compilation of reference material and guidance on fire behavior, fuels, and fire effects on wildlife, cultural resources, etc. including a bibliography. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of the Interior, and National...

Person: Miller, Anderson, Clark, Findley, Hanes, Mahaffey, Miller, Stinson, Zimmerman
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES