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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Person: Rothermel
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'One of the potential problems with the use of prescribed burning in the past has been the lack of any systematic investigation into the ecological effects of this forest management practice on the ecosystem. In 1991, the planning...

Person: Weber, Wells
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In the aftermath of the Greater Yellowstone Area fires of 1988, scientists from all across North America recognized the once in a lifetime research opportunities these fires presented. For a host of reasons, the Yellowstone fires were unique, due...

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

Each year lightning ignites approximately 10,000 wildland fires in the United States alone. Therefore, when considering how climate change may affect wildland fires, one needs to consider possible changes in lightning activity. With the aid of...

Person: Price, Rind
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Certain types and degrees of soil disturbance resulting from harvesting activities are known to result in soil degradation and thus in reduced productivity for trees. The present method of survey is a ground-based 'grid-point intercept'...

Person: Warren, Lee
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The 1988 fires created a lot of changes in land cover in Greater Yellowstone Area, an area of several million acres administered by the Park Service, Forest Service and other Federal, State and private owners. Remotely sensed data, such as aerial...

Person: Lachowski, Rodman, Shovic
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A study of smoke exposure at prescribed fires was done by the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station and Radian Corporation between 1991 and 1994. This study was done to assess exposure to smoke among firefighters at prescribed fires...

Person: Reinhardt, Hanneman, Ottmar
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

BIOPAK is a menu-driven package of computer programs for IBM-compatible personal computers that calculates the biomass, area, height, length, or volume of plant components (leaves, branches, stem, crown, and roots). The routines were written in FoxPro...

Person: Means, Hansen, Koerper, Alaback, Klopsch
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A smoke emissions production model (EPM) was developed by the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station about 10 years ago. Since then, the model has been coded into a computer module and integrated into a variety of other computer...

Person: Ferguson, Hardy
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A total of 5,597 photo points was systematically located on 1:60,000-scale high altitude photographs of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska; photo interpretation was used to classify the vegetation at each grid position. Of the total grid points, 12.3 percent...

Person: Reynolds
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES