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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Conclusions ... 'In conclusion, let me repeat that delivering fire information at the proper time and tailoring it to meet the needs of those affected is critical. Keep in mind that you are dealing with real people who have the same loves...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Schmoyer-Weber
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

To trully allow fires to play their natural role in wilderness ecosystems, it is sometimes necessary to have large fires of long duration. Large fires are ecologically significant events that drive many other ecosystem processes. However, these fires...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, van Wagtendonk
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusions ... 'Recent amendments to the Clean Air Act have given more explicit attention to prescribed fire as a controllable source of air pollution. In the development and implementation of State and local air pollution control...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Mitchell
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'A major problem that land management agencies must overcome is that air quality agency staff usually do not have an understanding for the needs and uses of prescribed fire. While air quality agency staff have excellent...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Haddow
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The challenge for resource managers is to understand and appreciate the wilderness resource. We must embrace a philosophy that allows natural fire to play its natural role, within social and political realities. As we alter the natural processes, we...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Jolly
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The decision process involved in developing any plan to manage a prescribed natural fire must consider several divergent resource and management goals. In many cases, these fires may be projected to be, and eventually become, large and long-duration...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Bunnell
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'This initial release of these Guidelines reflects the efforts of the Fire Management Task Force and subsequent review by park, regional and WASO staff. It represents the framework of the Service fire management program. The WASO...

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Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Combustion of a forest fuel complex produces a diverse mixture of oxygenated and unsaturated hydrocarbon compounds mixed with aerosols. This study examines the production rates for a number of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) precursor compounds...

Person: Ward
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fires create a wide range of exposures to liability for the individuals, groups, or agencies involved. This article examines general principles of tort law, strict liability for ultrahazardous activities, negligence per se, and volunteer and...

Person: Stanton
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The particulate plume from the power plant of Great Canadian Oil Sands, Ltd. was observed using a mobile laser radar (LIDAR). Thirteen Eulerian average cross sections were obtained from which the horizontal and vertical dispersion coefficients, plume...

Person: Hoff, Froude
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS