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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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A commonly available plastic garden-type soaker hose was tested in a 'series' configuration to determine the suitability of using this hose type to contain wildland fires. The bursting strength was determined for three hose-types (the RCR-...

Person: Kanjanakunchorn, Woodard, McDonald
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Includes 52 papers and 14 poster synopses that present current knowledge about ecosystems where whitebark pine and associated flora and fauna predominate. This was the first symposium to explore the ecology and management of these ecosystems, which are...

Person: Schmidt, McDonald
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Fire Effects Information System (FEIS), a "new generation" knowledge management tool, is designed to store and provide easy user access to state-of-the- knowledge information on the effects of fire and general ecology of plant species and...

Person: Schmidt, McDonald, Bradley
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Changes in the seasonal CO2 flux of the boreal forests may result from increased atmospheric CO2 concentrations and associated global warming patterns. To monitor this potential change, a combination of information derived from remote sensing data,...

Person: Way, Rignot, McDonald, Oren, Kwok, Bonan, Dobson, Viereck, Roth
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES