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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the text...'Major policy initiatives and implementation of new management strategies are currently underway in both air resource and fire management. Land managers are rapidly expanding the use of fire to manage ecosystems, while air resource...

Person: Sandberg, Hardy, Ottmar, Snell, Acheson, Peterson, Seamon, Lahm, Wade
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The primary objective of the Emission Production Model project is: To improve the usability, accuracy, and applicability of an Emission Production Model to predict air pollutant source strength, heat release rate, and plume buoyancy from all fire...

Person: Sandberg, Alvarado, Ferguson, Leuschen, McKenzie, O'Neill, Ottmar, Peterson, Acheson, Brenner, Fisher, Lahm, Peterson, Riebau, Russell, Schaaf
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

Fire managers and safety officers concerned with smoke exposure among fire crews can use electronic carbon monoxide (CO) monitors to track and prevent overexposure to smoke. Commonly referred to as dosimeters, these lightweight instruments measure the...

Person: Reinhardt, Ottmar, Hallett
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This strategic plan is a technical discussion of the implementation and development of models and data systems used to manage the air quality impacts of wildland and prescribed fires. Strategies and priorities in the plan were generated by the Express...

Person: Sandberg, Hardy, Ottmar, Snell, Acheson, Peterson, Seamon, Lahm, Wade
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires are a natural, reoccurring, and essential component of ecological communities worldwide. Decades of fire exclusion and altered fire regimes have had substantial ecological consequences, including increased fuel loads. Fuel loads are diverse...

Person: Riccardi, Prichard, Ottmar, Sandberg
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Extensive measurements of smoke exposure among wildland firefighters are summarized, showing that firefighters can be exposed to significant levels of carbon monoxide and respiratory irritants, including formaldehyde, acrolein, and respirable...

Person: Reinhardt, Ottmar
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Wildfires represent one of the most common disturbances in boreal regions, and have the potential to reduce C, N, and Hg stocks in soils while contributing to atmospheric emissions. Organic soil layers of the forest floor were sampled before and after...

Person: Harden, Neff, Sandberg, Turetsky, Ottmar, Gleixner, Fries, Manies
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A screening health risk assessment was performed to assess the upper-bound risks of cancer and noncancer adverse health effects among wildland firefighters performing wildfire suppression and prescribed burn management. Of the hundreds of chemicals in...

Person: Booze, Reinhardt, Quiring, Ottmar
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

User's guide for the Consume 2.1 software system. Consume is a user-friendly computer program designed for resource managers with some working knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications. The software predicts the amount of fuel consumption and...

Person: Eberhardt, Ottmar, Anderson, DeHerrera, Reinhardt
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES