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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the text...'The worst fire season in Mexican history was in 1998. Drought conditions precipitated by a strong El Niño led to unusual fire activity, including crown fires, fire whirls, and rapid spread rates. A total of 14,302 fires burned 2,...

Person: Rodríguez-Trejo
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Executive Summary... 'Purpose: National forests of the dry, interior portion of the western United States that are managed by the Department of Agriculture*s Forest Service have undergone significant changes over the last century and a...

Person: Coles, Conlon, Cotton, Eisenstadt, Goldfarb, Hutchison, Joy, Wolter
Year: 1999
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

From the text...”Summary: Limber pine and ponderosa pine typically occur on escarpments and in the foothills of mountain ranges, environments that are cooler and more mesic than the adjacent grasslands and shrublands below and warmer and drier than the...

Person: Anderson, Fralish, Baskin, Knight
Year: 1999
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[unpublished report] From the text...'Because of the soaring expenditures (nearly $1 billion in FY 1994) for fire management, the Fire Economics Assessment Team was formed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 ...'This paper summarizes results of a study conducted under the aegis of the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project. We report on a midscale scientific assessment of vegetation change in terrestrial landscapes of the...

Person: Hessburg, Smith
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'We are in a national fire crisis. Wildfires are on a sharp increase, burning bigger, threatening communities and taking more and more property and lives. In the last decade, the number of acres burned has doubled; the number of...

Person: Babbitt
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Effective fire reporting requires a seamless system of information sharing among fire organizations nationwide. Winston Churchill once told Congress, 'We are two peoples separated by a common language.' Fire reporting...

Person: Bunton
Year: 1999
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)...

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

Wildland fire protection in the United States has evolved from predominantly protecting natural resources values to protecting values of the urban-wildland interface. Providing fire protection in this 'unnatural' ecosystem has become more...

Person: González-Cabán, Omi, Snyder
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES