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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Distance education, facilitated by modern telecommunications and computer technology, is revolutionizing delivery of college-level courses. In creating an interdisciplinary course on wildland fire, we learned that initial investments of at least $100,...

Person: Walstad, Reed, Doescher, Kauffman, Miller, Shindler, Tappeiner
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Fire Effects Tradeoff Model Version 4 (FETM 4) is a landscape-scale, strategic planning model designed to simulate the long-term tradeoffs between wildland fire and various fuel treatment alternatives over large areas of the landscape encompassing...

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Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This document contains the technical description of the Fire Effects Tradeoff Model, Version 4 (hereafter referred to as FETM 4). This technical documentation includes a description of the architecture, equations, assumptions, and principal components...

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Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

[from the text] Recent changes in Forest Service fire management policy make it clear that resource managers today need a great deal more information on the physical, biological, and ecological effects of fire. They will need information on fire...

Person: Martin, Anderson, Boyer, Dieterich, Hirsch, Johnson, McNab
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Information on amphibian responses to fire and fuel reduction practices is critically needed due to potential declines of species and the prevalence of new, more intensive fire management practices in North American forests. The goals of this review...

Person: Pilliod, Bury, Hyde, Pearl, Corn
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Methods are presented for analyzing the relationship between fire danger rating indexes and fire activity as a means of evaluating the performance of fire danger rating systems. Percentile analysis is used to examine the data itself; logistic...

Person: Andrews, Loftsgaarden, Bradshaw
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS) and the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System (CFFDRS) were developed to assess and predict wildfire danger in the forests of the United States and Canada. In addition, the fire weather index...

Person: Galley, Klinger, Sugihara, Rorig, Ferguson, Sandberg
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

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Person: Mutch
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

FIREMON is a fire effects monitoring and inventory protocol developed for interagency use through a grant from the Joint Fire Science Program. It is designed to help the fire manager determine how plots should be placed on the landscape and what...

Person: Lutes, Keane, Caratti, Gangi, Key, Benson, Sutherland
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS