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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Many natural resource agencies and organizations recognize the importance of fuel treatments as tools for reducing fire hazards and restoring ecosystems. However, there continues to be confusion and misconception about fuel treatments and their...

Person: Reinhardt, Keane, Calkin, Cohen
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Kreileman, Bouwman
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From 1980- 1989, fires burned 32 440 km² of boreal forest, 200 km south of the forest-tundra border in northern Quebec, Canada. An assessment of the impact of fire on tree population densities was carried out by comparing the number of Pinus banksiana...

Person: Lavoie, Sirois
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The fire ecology of Scandinavian forests and its management implications have many parallels to forests of the American West. As in the United States, the policy of fire exclusion has yielded to a broader understanding of fire ecology, and both...

Person: Arno
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

ANNOTATION: Wildland fire has been an integral part of the landscape of the conterminous United States for millennia. Analysis of contemporary and pre-industrial (~ 200 - 500 yr BP) conditions, using potential natural vegetation, satellite imagery, and...

Person: Leenhouts
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The boreal forest is the largest forest region in Canada, occupying approximately 315 million ha. Within this forest region the long-term average annual area burned is 1.3 million ha, with extreme fire years being common, and covering up to 7 million...

Person: Weber, Stocks
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

There is interest in the global community on how fire regimes are changing as a function of changing demographics and climate. The ground-based data to monitor such trends in fire activity are inadequate at the global scale. Satellite observations...

Person: Chuvieco, Giglio, Justice
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS