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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 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[unpublished report] From the text...'Because of the soaring expenditures (nearly $1 billion in FY 1994) for fire management, the Fire Economics Assessment Team was formed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 and table of contents: .'This report addresses five major topic areas: 1) role of wildland fire in resource management, 2) use of wildland fire, 3) preparedness and suppression, 4) wildland/urban interface protection, and 5)...

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Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper will show the progression of efforts made by the Alberta Forest Service (AFS) in developing guidelines for forest fire suppression that are in concert with human and forest resource values. A method for determining resource fire protection...

Person: Alexander, Bisgrove, Foley, Johnson
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Because of the natural and social amenities offered by suburban and rural living, more and more people are moving to wildland environments. The combination of people, homes, flammable vegetation, and dry weather conditions is increasing the annual...

Person: Alexander, Bisgrove, Bailey
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper gives a brief review of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) 1980 preliminary report on fatal and near-fatal wildland fire accidents and the recent efforts of the NWCG Fireline Safety Committee. It covers the minimum...

Person: Alexander, Bisgrove, Palmer
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The public outcry about the 1988 fires in Yellowstone National Park and adjacent natural forests, coupled with concern among natural resource managers, convinced the Secretaries of the Departments of Interior and Agriculture to establish the Fire...

Person: Wakimoto
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Sustaining the availability and quality of forest and rangeland ecosystems is a problem facing our society now and into the future. Since fire is a significant process in these ecosystems, managing fire is a part of this environmental problem....

Person: Cohen
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Layman
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire managers from five western regions of the USDA Forest Service were surveyed to determine which decision factors most strongly influenced their fire-risk behavior. Three fire-decision contexts were tested: Escaped Wildfire, Prescribed Burning, and...

Person: Cortner, Taylor, Carpenter, Cleaves
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS