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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 USDA Forest Service Fire and Environmental Research Applications (FERA) Team, on behalf of the Joint Fire Sciences Program, is developing a system for characterizing fuels on managed and unmanaged wildland fuelbeds throughout the United States. The...

Person: Sandberg, Ottmar, Cushon
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildland fire is a major disturbance agent that has shaped the biotic landscapes throughout time. The amount and duration of the heat determined by the availability of the fuels to consume is the ultimate driving force that causes a widespread range of...

Person: Ottmar, Vihnanek, Bluhm, Sandberg
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The paper presents the results of mapping fire severity for the FROSTFIRE experiment at different spatial scales. The finest spatial data was collected before the fire on a grid of 160 intensive and 226 dispersed ground plots designed to study fuel bed...

Person: Alvarado, Sandberg, Ottmar
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We characterized recent historical and current vegetation composition and structure of a representative sample of subwatersheds on all ownerships within the interior Columbia River basin and portions of the Klamath and Great Basins. For each selected...

Person: Hessburg, Smith, Salter, Ottmar, Alvarado
Year: 2000
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

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

A total of 226 dispersed plots, and 126 intensive plots were classified before and after a prescribed burn, and assessed for biomass and burn severity.

Person: Ottmar, Sandberg, Bluhm
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

FrostFire is a major field experiment and modeling effort to study the role of fire in boreal forests as a global change feedback and simultaneously provide fire managers with an improved capacity to predict fire severity based on meteorological...

Person: Sandberg, Ottmar, Bluhm, Alvarado
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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