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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The area burned in the North American boreal forest is controlled by the frequency of mid-tropospheric blocking highs that cause rapid fuel drying. Climate controls the area burned through changing the dynamics of large-scale teleconnection patterns (...

Person: Fauria, Johnson
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The report synthesizes the literature and current state of knowledge pertaining to reintroducing fire in stands where it has been excluded for long periods and the impact of these introductory fires on overstory tree injury and mortality. Only forested...

Person: Hood
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

With the emergence of a new forest management paradigm based on the emulation of natural disturbance regimes, interest in fire-related studies has increased in the boreal forest management community. A key issue in this regard is the improvement of our...

Person: Girardin, Ali, Hély
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

We analyze detailed atmospheric gas/aerosol composition data acquired during the 2008 NASA ARCTAS (Arctic Research of the Composition of the Troposphere from Aircraft and Satellites) airborne campaign performed at high northern latitudes in spring (...

Person: Singh, Anderson, Brune, Cai, Cohen, Crawford, Cubison, Czech, Emmons, Fuelberg, Huey, Jacob, Jimenez, Kaduwela, Kondo, Mao, Olson, Sachse, Vay, Weinheimer, Wennberg, Wisthaler
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Determination of the direct causal factors controlling wildfires is key to understanding wildfire-vegetation-climate dynamics in a changing climate and for developing sustainable management strategies for biodiversity conservation and maintenance of...

Person: Senici, Chen, Bergeron, Cyr
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Aim Feedbacks between climate warming and fire have the potential to alter Arctic and sub-Arctic vegetation. In this paper we assess the effects and interactions of temperature and wildfire on plant communities across the transition between the Arctic...

Person: Lantz, Gergel, Henry
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) is a new Web-based system designed to integrate science and technology in support of risk-informed decisionmaking for wildland fires. ... WFDSS replaces three past wildland fire...

Person: Larkin, Brown, Lahm, Zimmerman
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Large-scale natural disturbances are commonplace around the world. They can have profound effects on human infrastructure and populations, as well as substantially influencing key ecological processes, shaping landscapes, and affecting many species....

Person: Lindenmayer, Likens, Franklin
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Recent fire years 2002 and 2005 have been, in the context of the past 40 years, exceptional in Quebec, with area burned totalling over 1.8 million hectares. Without prolonged fire statistics and meteorological records, it remains difficult to place...

Person: Girardin
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Recent climatic warming has resulted in pronounced environmental changes in the Arctic, including shrub cover expansion and sea ice shrinkage. These changes foreshadow more dramatic impacts that will occur if the warming trend continues. Among the...

Person: Hu, Higuera, Walsh, Chapman, Duffy, Brubaker, Chipman
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS