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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Photo series are useful tools for quickly and inexpensively evaluating vegetation and fuel conditions in the field. The natural fuels photo series is a collection of data and photographs that collectively display a range of natural conditions and fuel...

Person: Ottmar, Vihnanek, Wright
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The ongoing development of sophisticated fire behavior, fire effects, and carbon balance models and the implementation of large landscape assessments has demonstrated the need for a comprehensive system of fuelbed classification that more accurately...

Person: Ottmar, Sandberg, Prichard, Riccardi
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Wildland Fire Emissions Information System (WFEIS) was developed under NASA Carbon Cycle Science and Applications programs to provide a consistent approach to estimating emissions at continental to sub-continental scales (see...

Person: Wade, Robinson, French, McKenzie, Billmire, Ottmar, Prichard, McCarty, Endsley
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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

Wildland fire professionals require accurate, detailed fuels information to effectively plan and implement a whole range of fuels and fire management actions. The Natural Fuels Photo Series, a photo guide designed for field use, is a source of high...

Person: Wright, Vihnanek, Ottmar
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Research to quantify fuel consumption and flammability in shrub-dominated ecosystems has received little attention despite the widespread occurrence of fire-influenced, shrub-dominated landscapes across the arid lands of the western United States....

Person: Wright, Ottmar, Ferguson, Vihnanek
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Research to quantify fuel consumption in boreal forest types is critical for effective modeling of fire effects. There is considerable amount of forest floor consumption research completed in the contiguous United States; however, the unique lichen,...

Person: Galley, Klinger, Sugihara, Ottmar, Sandberg
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES