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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 WFR-Chem model can produce valuable smoke emissions and fire spread information along with up to a 72 hour smoke forecast. This model can be used by fire and resouce managers, city and borough personnel and others. Feedback is needed for improved...

Person: Steufer
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

A recent study of simulated forecast-based interventions as a tool to reduce the health and economic burden during smoke episodes. The study illustrated a large health burden associated with these events and the potential benefit an adaptation of...

Person: Rappold
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fires impact atmospheric composition through their emissions, which range from long-lived gases to short-lived gases and aerosols. Effects are typically larger in the tropics and boreal regions but can also be substantial in highly populated areas in...

Person: Voulgarakis, Field
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Document of related published papers to FSPro analysis in Alaska from the 2012 Fire Modeling Workshop

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Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Document with links to FSPro analysis documents related to Alaska from the 2012 Fire Modeling Workshop

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Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire growth models in WFDSS worksheet with answers from the 2012 Fire Modeling Workshop

Person: Stratton
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Geospatial fire modeling considerations in Alaska handout from the 2012 Fire Modeling Workshop

Person: Stratton
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This guide is intended as a reference for US users who may have reason to work with the system in the United States, where English units are primarily used. Keep in mind that the Canadian Forest Service has produced the definitive selection of...

Person: Ziel
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Robert "Zeke" Ziel, a long-term analyst and fire behavior specialist for the State of Alaska, Zeke gives an overview of the past and current tools used in Alaska (and elsewhere) for Landscape Risk Assessment and exposure to wildfire. Modeling is more...

Person: Ziel
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Increased use of prescribed fire by land managers and the increasing likelihood of wildfires due to climate change require an improved modeling capability of extreme heating of soils during fires. This issue is addressed here by developing and testing...

Person: Massman
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES