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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 increasing incidence, extent and severity of uncontrolled burning globally, together with its many adverse consequences, has brought fire into the international environmental policy arena, with growing calls for international action leading to...

Person: Goldammer
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Galley, Klinger, Sugihara, Hesseln, Rideout
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The National Weather Service (NWS) has been a major contributor to the success of the U.S. Wildfire Program for over 67 years. During that time, Incident Meteorologists, (IMET's) have delivered predictive services that have allowed Incident...

Person: Querciagrossa-Sand, Stutler, Goldwater, Bennett
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest fire prevention data from ten different forest protection agencies in Canada were analyzed and evaluated. Data currently being collected fail to provide the information required for effective fire prevention programs. Information on the unsafe...

Person: Woodard, Niederleitner
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator is a model that simulates fuel dynamics and potential fire behavior over time, in the context of stand development and management. Existing models are used to represent forest stand...

Person: Reinhardt, Crookston, Beukema, Reinhardt, Greenough, Robinson, Kurz
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Core Fire Science Caucus is a self-directed team of fire scientists who are dedicated to improving the core physical science basis for fire management. Our goal is to provide fire managers with the ability to plan for and predict (in real time) the...

Person: Sandberg, Hardy, Weise, Rehm, Linn
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Fires can be catastrophic, but only when the weather permits. Predicting the weather more than a few hours into the future with accuracy, precision and reliability is an on-going challenge to researchers. Accurate and precise forecasting for more than...

Person: Riebau, Fox
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS