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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Research activities focused on estimating the direct emissions of carbon from wildland fires across North America are reviewed as part of the North American Carbon Program disturbance synthesis. A comparison of methods to estimate the loss of carbon...

Person: French, de Groot, Jenkins, Rogers, Alvarado, Amiro, de Jong, Goetz, Hoy, Hyer, Keane, Law, McKenzie, McNulty, Ottmar, Perez-Salicrup, Randerson, Robertson, Turetsky
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildland fuel characteristics are used in many applications of operational fire predictions and to understand fire effects and behaviour. Even so, there is a shortage of information on basic fuel properties and the physical characteristics of wildland...

Person: Riccardi, Prichard, Sandberg, Ottmar
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fuelbeds vary widely in their physical attributes, potential fire behavior, and fire effects. As models that predict fire behavior, fire effects, and carbon cycling become more sophisticated and widely used, there is an increasing need to accurately...

Person: Ottmar
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fuelbed characteristics are temporally and spatially complex and can vary widely across regions. To capture this variability, we designed the Fuel Characteristic Classification System (FCCS), a national system to create fuelbeds and classify...

Person: Riccardi, Ottmar, Sandberg, Andreu, Elman, Kopper, Long
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fuel characteristics are used in many applications of operational fire predictions and to understand fire effects and behaviour. Even so, there is a shortage of information on basic fuel properties and the physical characteristics of wildland...

Person: Riccardi, Prichard, Sandberg, Ottmar
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

We present an overview of the Fuel Characteristic Classification System (FCCS), a tool that enables land managers, regulators, and scientists to create and catalogue fuelbeds and to classify those fuelbeds for their capacity to support fire and consume...

Person: Ottmar, Sandberg, Riccardi, Prichard
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Concerns about wildland fuel levels and a growing wildland-urban interface (WUI) have pushed wildland fire risk mitigation strategies to the forefront of fire management activities. Mechanical (e.g., shearblading) and manual (e.g., thinnings) fuel...

Person: Rupp, Ottmar, Butler, Hardy, Jandt
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES