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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Fighting large wildland fires is often compared to a military operation. Each involves such things as: an organization with a general at the head, massive movements of personnel and equipment; tactical aerial support, and long periods of combat and...

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Year: 1996
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

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Person: Allen, Lissoway
Year: 1996
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Ffolliott, DeBano, Baker, Gottfried, Solis-Garza, Edminster, Neary, Hamre, Daniel, Meitner, Weidemann
Year: 1996
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'Fused inorganic tubes caused by lightning strokes to the ground, called fulgurites, are abundant in many portions of the earth. Ample evidence of fossil fires, called fusain, lies buried in the coal beds of all the coal-forming...

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'But with the advent of fire protection in the South, game birds decreased much as pasturage had and as grouse populations had in Britain. The vegetative ensemble that sustained maximum populations gave way to roughage and woods....

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'The outcome of the Southern Forestry Education Campaign was much less devisive. To begin with, its subject was not the internal distribution of agency funds but the promotion of fire protection as a concept. Nor was it concerned...

Person: Pyne, Pyne
Year: 1982
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction...'Several decades of fire suppression following logging around the turn-of-the-century has produced dense, even-age stands of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) and Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). They contrast with the...

Person: Hardy, Arno, Scott
Year: 1996
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

'The rising cost of fire suppression activities prompted the Regional Fire Directors, under the leadership of the Director of Fire and Aviation Management, to review the causes of fire suppression costs and recommend appropriate actions. The 1994...

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

[unpublished report] From the text...'Because of the soaring expenditures (nearly $1 billion in FY 1994) for fire management, the Fire Economics Assessment Team was formed in January of 1995 by USDA Forest Service, Fire and Aviation Management,...

Person: Bell, Cleaves, Croft, Husari, Schuster, Truesdale
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The Federal Wildland Fire Policy Review (Policy Review) directly affects only Department of Agriculture and Interior agencies. However, it significantly, although indirectly, affects local, State, and Tribal governments as well as...

Person:
Year: 1996
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS