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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Kenai Lake Fire burned north of Kenai Lake on the Seward Ranger District of the Chugach National Forest from June 25 through July 8, 2001. The fire’s size was approximately 3260 acres. This assessment uses the FireFamily+ and RERAP (Rare Event Risk...

Person: Sorbel
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Decision making for managers in a fire situation can be very complicated. The information brought to the decision maker must be well though out and accurate. Before meaningful strategy can be formulated, realistic agreed-upon objectives for the...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Poncin
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

The results of chemical analyses of precipitation samples collected in Singapore between August 1997 and July 1998 are presented. Major inorganic and organic ions were determined in 169 rain samples collected using an automated wet-only sampler. The...

Person: Balasubramanian, Victor, Chun
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

From the Summary...'Managing smoke in ways that prevent serious impact to sensitive areas from single burns or multiple burns occurring simultaneously requires knowledge of the weather conditions that will affect smoke emissions, trajectories, and...

Person: Hardy, Ottmar, Peterson, Core, Seamon, Ferguson
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary...'For many projects a simple model often provides as good information as a more complex model. Regulations, however, may dictate the level of modeling required for each project. Other times, community values will determine the...

Person: Hardy, Ottmar, Peterson, Core, Seamon, Ferguson
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: McLin, Springer, Lane
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Spring and summer simulations were carried out using the Canadian Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) and U.S. BEHAVE systems to study the role of vegetation and weather on fire behavior in the mixedwood boreal forest. Stands at Lake Duparquet (Quebec,...

Person: Hely, Flannigan, Bergeron, McRae
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Although an increasing frequency of forest fires has been suggested as a consequence of global warming, there are no empirical data that have shown climatically driven increases in fire frequency since the warming that has followed the end of the...

Person: Bergeron, Flannigan
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS