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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Subsistence harvesting and wild food production by Athabascan peoples is part of an integrated social-ecological system of interior Alaska. We describe effects of recent trends and future climate change projections on the boreal ecosystem of interior...

Person: Kofinas, Chapin, BurnSilver, Schmidt, Kielland, Martin, Springsteen, Rupp
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In the boreal forests of Alaska, recent changes in climate have influenced the exchange of trace gases, water, and energy between these forests and the atmosphere. These changes in the structure and function of boreal forests can then feedback to...

Person: Euskirchen, McGuire, Chapin, Rupp
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfire is the dominant driver of ecosystem change in Alaska. The majority of annual area burned occurs within boreal forests in the interior region (north of the Alaska Range and south of the Brooks Range). See Figure 1 on page 5. Alaskan boreal...

Person: Trainor, Rupp, Barnes
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In general, all climate prediction models are projecting continued increases in seasonal temperatures. Precipitation is also predicted to increase, though the impact on Alaska seems relatively minor. Alaska will most likely experience a drier...

Person: Rupp, Walsh
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A synthesis was carried out to examine Alaska's boreal forest fire regime. During the 2000s, an average of 767 000 ha x year-1 burned, 50% higher than in any previous decade since the 1940s. Over the past 60 years, there was a decrease in the...

Person: Kasischke, Verbyla, Rupp, McGuire, Murphy, Jandt, Barnes, Hoy, Duffy, Calef, Turetsky
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

A discussion of climate change in Alaska and how it impacts fire regimes. Presented at the 2nd Annual Alaska Fire Science Consortium Workshop (Oct. 14-15, 2010).

Person: Rupp
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

In general, all climate prediction models are projecting continued increases in seasonal temperatures. Precipitation is also predicted to increase, though the impact on Alaska seems relatively minor. Alaska will most likely experience a drier...

Person: Rupp, Walsh
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

The ALFRESCO model has been utilized to project a landscape level shift to a largely deciduous dominated vegetation type, given current climate trends of increased warming and drying. This research presentation was presented to the JFSP Board September...

Person: Rupp
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES