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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana) has defoliated the balsam fir (Abies balsamea) component of many eastern North American forests, resulting in widespread mortality of these trees. Consequently, managers have become concerned about the...

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

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

Over the past four years scientists have cooperatively monitored fire behavior and smoke chemistry, on a number of large prescribed fires in the Province of Ontario. Primary cooperating agencies include Forestry Canada, the United States Forest Service...

Person: Stocks, McRae
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: McRae
Year: 1986
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Sound resource management, including fire management, cannot be based on biased information and incomplete facts. A way to become critical is to understand the basic ecological principles that underlie resource management and that are inherent in the...

Person: Vogl
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In preparing for this symposium, discussion inevitably turned to the many facets of wildfire in the subarctic which should be considered - material, philosophical, economic. Is fire detrimental to the environment? 'Are the practices which you...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Slaughter, Sylvester, Wein, McVee, Klein
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Chemicals play an increasingly important role in fire control operations. Techniques have progressed from applications of borate and bentonite slurries in the 1950's, to the current widespread utilization of long-term retardants-diammonium...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Handleman
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

In 1967, the Bureau of Land Management in Alaska began producing isoline maps of buildup index by hand on a daily basis. These maps proved to be operationally valuable. In 1969, it was proposed that the isoline maps and other fire-danger ratings be...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Comiskey
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS