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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 text ... 'A transfer of command should not be confused with a transition in fire behavior or in situational complexity on a fire. ...Recognizing potentially deadly changes in fire behavior should begin on the first day of fire season....

Person: Munson, Fisher
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Over the past four years scientists have cooperatively monitored fire behavior and smoke chemistry, on a number of large prescribed fires in the Province of Ontario. Primary cooperating agencies include Forestry Canada, the United States Forest Service...

Person: Stocks, McRae
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The 2005 fire season was unusually busy because weather conditions lined up the right combination of dry weather and ignitions from lightning strikes to result in large, long-lasting fires. On September 1, 2005, the number of acres burned in Alaska...

Person:
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The fire shelter is an integral part of wildland firefighting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). There is growing concern, however, that firefighters may accept greater levels of risk while carrying them. Such concerns are consistent with Risk...

Person: Braun, Fouts, Silver, Putnam
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Presents a guide to the operation of MAGIS eXpress, a spatial decision support system. This program spatially schedules treatments and road activities for small landscapes to design vegetation management projects. MAGIS eXpress is designed to install...

Person: Sullivan, Jones, Krueger, Zuuring, Troutwine
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The dramatic expansion into the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) places property, natural assets, and human life at risk from wildfire destruction. The U.S. National Fire Plan encourages communities to implement laws and outreach programs for pre-fire...

Person: Reams, Haines, Renner, Wascom, Kingre
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Construction of fuelbreaks as a presuppression fuels treatment strategy in national forests has always been controversial (Omi 1996). Criticisms have been raised over the objectives, prescriptions, locations, methods, costs, impacts, and effectiveness...

Person: Ingalsbee
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Extreme fire seasons in recent years and associated high suppression expenditures have brought about a chorus of calls for reform of federal firefighting structure and policy. Given the political nature of the topic, a critical review of past trends in...

Person: Calkin, Gebert, Jones, Neilson
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS