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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Climate profoundly shapes forests. Forest species composition, productivity, availability of goods and services, disturbance regimes, and location on the landscape are all regulated by climate. Much research attention has focused on the problem of...

Person: Vose, Peterson, Patel-Weynand, Ryan, Vose
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Human concerns about the effects of climate change on forests are related to the values that forests provide to human populations, that is, to the effects on ecosystem services derived from forests. Service values include the consumption of timber...

Person: Vose, Peterson, Patel-Weynand, Wear, Joyce
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Forest ecosystems respond to natural climatic variability and human-caused climate change in ways that are adverse as well as beneficial to the biophysical environment and to society. Adaptation refers to responses or adjustments made-whether passive,...

Person: Vose, Peterson, Patel-Weynand, Millar, Skog, McKinley, Birdsey, Swanston, Hines, Woodall, Reinhardt, Peterson, Vose
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Forest ecosystems in the United States in the year 2100 will differ from those of today as a result of a changing climate. Those differences will be superimposed on the human imprint of forest management and the legacies of other land use activities,...

Person: Vose, Peterson, Patel-Weynand, Peterson, Vose
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Alaskan forests cover one-third of the state's 52 million ha of land (Parson et al. 2001), and are regionally and globally significant. Ninety percent of Alaskan forests are classified as boreal, representing 4 percent of the world's boreal...

Person: Vose, Peterson, Patel-Weynand, Wolken, Hollingsworth
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This report is a scientific assessment of the current condition and likely future condition of forest resources in the United States relative to climatic variability and change. It serves as the U.S. Forest Service forest sector technical report for...

Person: Vose, Peterson, Patel-Weynand
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES