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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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To assess the impacts of grazing by caribou (Rangifer tardus granti), permanent range transects were established by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in 1981. These transects were located in the winter range of WACH, primarily in the Buckland River...

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

Analyses of bulk petrographic data indicate that during the Late Paleozoic wildfires were more prevalent than at present. We propose that the development of fire systems through this interval was controlled predominantly by the elevated atmospheric...

Person: Glasspool, Scott, Waltham, Pronina, Shao
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
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

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

From John Muir to David Brower, from the creation of Yellowstone National Park to the Endangered Species Act, environmentalism in America has always had close to its core a preservationist ideal. Generations have been inspired by its ethos—to encircle...

Person: Minteer, Pyne
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

We examined the effects of fire disturbance on permafrost degradation and thaw settlement across a series of wildfires (from ~1930 to 2010) in the forested areas of collapse‐scar bog complexes in the Tanana Flats lowland of interior Alaska. Field...

Person: Brown, Jorgenson, Douglas, Romanovsky, Kielland, Hiemstra, Euskirchen, Ruess
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smog chambers are extensively used to study processes that drive gas and particle evolution in the atmosphere. A limitation of these experiments is that particles and gas-phase species may be lost to chamber walls on shorter timescales than the...

Person: Bian, May, Kreidenweis, Pierce
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) is the principal source of data to inform researchers about the status of and trend for boreal forest birds. Unfortunately, little BBS coverage is available in the boreal forest, where increasing concern...

Person: Van Wilgenburg, Beck, Obermayer, Joyce, Weddle
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Smoke can be transported hundreds of miles downwind by prevailing winds or convective winds generated by fires themselves with concentrations sufficient to make it the most significant source of air pollution over large areas....

Person: Val Martin, Pierce, Heald
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The recovery of tundra vegetation and the depth of permafrost thaw were observed on the Seward Peninsula, Alaska, the site of a wildfire in 2002. The study compared the vegetation in burned and adjacent unburned tundra from 5 to 10 years post-fire. The...

Person: Narita, Harada, Saito, Sawada, Fukuda, Tsuyuzaki
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS