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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Changes in fire-dependent ecosystems, fuel accumulations, and ever-increasing population in the wildland-urban interface have increased fire management complexity and expenditures. To manage wildland fire more efficently, this article suggests...

Person: Hesseln
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Since the 1980's, there has been a disturbing rise in both total suppression costs and the cost per acre burned.'

Person: Brown
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Every year, hundreds of aircraft and tens of thousands of firefighters are needed to suppress wildland fires in the United States, at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars.'

Person: Mangan
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'At the beginning of the 20th century, equipment development for wildland firefighting was an informal, backyard affair. Farmers, ranchers, and loggers developed equipment for their specific needs, often sharing their best ideas...

Person: Mangan
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'We can postpone the inevitible blazes, but-as the 2000 fire season showed-not indefinitely...' ... 'The relative severity of the 2000 fire season mobilized public opinion behind a large-scale program to reduce the fire...

Person: Dombeck
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Executive Summary: On August 8, 2000, President Clinton asked Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt and Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman to prepare a report that recommends how best to respond to this year*s severe fires, reduce the impacts of these...

Person:
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'The press and politicians called fire season 2000 'a natural disaster.' The fires were natural, but the 'disaster' was how much the United States spent to fight them.'

Person: Williams
Year: 2001
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