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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Summary (p.499-500) ... 'Fire is an important natural and anthropogenic factor in the dynamics of the boreal forest system. The ecological and environmental impacts of boreal fires depend on fire weather, fuel availability, fire behavior and...

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

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Person: Zepp, Levine
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Moody, Buchanan, Melcher, Wistrand
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

A method is presented whereby the economic impact of a forest fire can be calculated, not just on the burned stand alone, but on the entire area under management. The main question is whether, when the burned area would have been ready for harvesting....

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A Typha marsh community was subjected to draining and seasonal burning treatments to control the growth of emergent aquatics. Treatments resulted in an increase in total number of species after 3 years. Cover and frequency of Aster novi-belgii, Lycopus...

Person: Mallik, Wein
Year: 1986
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Natural disturbances have been traditionally defined in terms of major catastrophic events originating in the physical environment and, hence, have been regarded as exogenous agents of vegetation change. Problems with this view are: (1) there is a...

Person: White
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Created through the Wildfire Disaster Recovery Act of 1989 (PL 101-286), in response to the destructive western fire season of 1987 and the Yellowstone fires of 1988, the Commission was asked to consider the environmental and economic effects of...

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

The effects of six burning treatments combined with two insecticide treatments of alfalfa (Medicago satiua L.) stubble on alfalfa plant bug, Adelphocoris lineolatus (Goeze) and Lygus spp. populations were evaluated over an 8-yr period (1982-1989). The...

Person: Schaber, Entz
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Bromus inermis Leyss (smooth brome) is an invasive perennial grass in Fescue Prairie in North America. Prescribed burning is a potential method of controlling this exotic, but its responses to burning in this grassland are not known. This study was...

Person: Grilz, Romo
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS