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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the Introduction...'Fire is the single most important ecological disturbance process throughout the interior Pacific Northwest (Mutch and others 1993; Agee 1994). It is also a natural process that helps maintain a diverse ecological landscape...

Person: Hardy, Arno, Ottmar, Schaaf, Alvarado
Year: 1996
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Bond, van Wilgen, Bond, van Wilgen
Year: 1996
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

From the Summary ... 'As fire management is integrated into land management, the decisions made will determine how, when, and where fire will be used or suppressed.The most pronounced changes in the direction in which fire management is moving are...

Person: Sanderson
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

'Smokey Bear, America's 'forest fire preventin' bear' for fifty years, has taken a lot of undeserved heat lately. Wildland fire management professionals--especially fire prevention professionals--must understand that heat and...

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

In summary, there are some individuals who see prescribed fire, especially wilderness fires, as a threat to the fire prevention program. Others are equally frustrated because they feel the simplistic message of Smokey is in opposition to, or makes it...

Person: Mutch
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Kilgore
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

For more than a half-century, it has been public policy to suppress all brush and forest fires, yet contrary to Smokey the Bear's conventional wisdom, not all fires may be harmful. Recent evidence suggests that periodic small fires may benefit...

Person: Eaton
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Stand replacement prescribed burning has been applied in Alaska on several occasions. Based on that experience, perspectives can be provided, issues can be discussed, and keys to success can be identified that are applicable to stand replacement...

Person: Hardy, Arno, Vanderlinden
Year: 1996
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS