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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 increasing incidence, extent and severity of uncontrolled burning globally, together with its many adverse consequences, has brought fire into the international environmental policy arena, with growing calls for international action leading to...

Person: Goldammer
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A collection of papers presented at the Ninth International Synmposium on Society and Resource Management highlight research findings from studies supported by the National Fire Plan. These studies focus on the human dimensions of wildfire, and look at...

Person: Jakes, Hoover, Langner
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Schuster, Krebs
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

BlueSky is a real-time smoke forecast system that predicts surface smoke concentrations from prescribed fire, wildfire, and agricultural burn activities. Developed by the USDA Forest Service in cooperation with the US Environmental Protection Agency (...

Person: O'Neill, Ferguson, Peterson, Wilson
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Originally designed as a short-life-span tool to explore the links between surface and crown fire behavior models, NEXUS was first released as an Excel spreadsheet in 1998. The modeling concepts developed for NEXUS have since been used in the Crown...

Person: Scott
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This talk describes development of a physics-based mathematical and computational model to predict fire spread among structures and natural fuels (trees, shrubs and ground litter). This tool will be used to understand how fires spread in a community...

Person: Rehm, Evans, McGrattan, Forney, Bouldin, Baker, Mell, Hostikka
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Most land management agencies are locked into a reinforcing feedback cycle in which perceived risks lead to fire suppression, leading to increased risks and further fire suppression. Existing tools and approaches for planning fire and fuels management...

Person: Black, Miller, Landres
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

As Federal wildland fire management agencies plan and implement management of long-duration wildland fires, the need for specialized organizational resources to address the development of strategic needs and to oversee implementation is expanding. Past...

Person: Cook, Zimmerman
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Academy's fourth study of the federal land management agencies' wildfire issues will be delivered to Congress and the agencies in January 2004. It is a follow-up to three recommendations of the previous study on containing wildfire...

Person: McDowell
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Recent analyses of the local economic impacts of large fires have resulted in lists of costs (Hayman fire 2002, Florida fires 1998) including suppression costs, loss of tourism, and timber market effects, among others. With the exception of the timber...

Person: Abt, Prestemon, Holmes
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS