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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Summary (p.499-500) ... 'Fire is an important natural and anthropogenic factor in the dynamics of the boreal forest system. The ecological and environmental impacts of boreal fires depend on fire weather, fuel availability, fire behavior and...

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

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Person: Zepp, Levine
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Holocene fossil pollen data of fine temporal and spatial resolution were obtained from two small, closed lake basins in southern Ontario, Canada. Forest development is recorded in the pollen sequences, which document the invasion and expansion of tree...

Person: Fuller
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS), coupled with a new key to structural classes, provided an empirical link between the Columbia River Basin SUccessional Model (CRBSUM) and the real world. The essence of CRBSUM is a set of residence times and...

Person: Teck, Moeur, Adams, Stage
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Moody, Buchanan, Melcher, Wistrand
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusions and Recommendations...'Discing stands of cogongrass was not effective for cogongrass control. Shallow tillage only fragmented rhizomes, causing only short-term growth reduction and subsequent strong shoot growth. A combination...

Person: Shilling, Bewick, Gaffney, McDonald, Chase, Johnson
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'One of the potential problems with the use of prescribed burning in the past has been the lack of any systematic investigation into the ecological effects of this forest management practice on the ecosystem. In 1991, the planning...

Person: Weber, Wells
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A probabilistic model is offered for tracing the fate of vegetation communities in fire-prone lands that are subjected to regular fuel reduction burning. The model is based on the semi-Markov process (an extension of Markov chain modelling). The inputs...

Person: Greenlee, Lord
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The subalpine vegetation zone is an extensive and important high elevation setting in the western United States. Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) is restricted to, and occurs widely in, the subalpine zone. This tree provides a valuable foodsource and...

Person: Greenlee, Murray, Bunting, Morgan
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... "Conclusions: Our preliminary results regarding O. pinorum and S. seelyi response to fire are inadequate to provide management recommendation. However, the result of this study indicate that C. fasciculatum is a fire-intolerant...

Person: Greenlee, Harrod, Knecht, Kuhlmann, Ellis, Davenport
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS