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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 effects of six burning treatments combined with two insecticide treatments of alfalfa (Medicago satiua L.) stubble on alfalfa plant bug, Adelphocoris lineolatus (Goeze) and Lygus spp. populations were evaluated over an 8-yr period (1982-1989). The...

Person: Schaber, Entz
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Bromus inermis Leyss (smooth brome) is an invasive perennial grass in Fescue Prairie in North America. Prescribed burning is a potential method of controlling this exotic, but its responses to burning in this grassland are not known. This study was...

Person: Grilz, Romo
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

It is possible to delimit the areas of the North, Central, and South America that are most susceptible to fire and would have been most affected by burning practices of early Americans. Areas amounting to approximately 155 x 105 km² are here designated...

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

From the text: 'Authorities pinpoint certain western forests so stressed and vulnerable that catastrophic fires threaten this summer. With over 10 million acres of forest showing serious stress in the West, wildfire is an enormous concern...

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

This article explores the evidence for monoterpenes to alter rates of nutrient cycling, with particular emphasis on the nitrogen (N) cycle, from an ecosystem perspective. The general N cycle is reviewed and particular processes are noted where...

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

Multivariate analysis was used to describe the composition and distribution of vegetation types on the slopes of the volcanoes Tláloc and Pelado, Mexico. These volcanoes are situated in the transitional zone between the Holarctic and Neotropical...

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

The National Weather Service Fire Weather Program provides weather forecasting and meteorological support services to state and federal wildland fire management agencies. An Intergovernmental Fire Weather User's Summit, sponsored by the National...

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Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Most grasslands have developed under burning, and the dominant grasses are tolerant of burning (Roberts 1979; Hodgkinson 1986). Roberts (1979) suggested that burning provided advantages to grasses over desirable pasture legumes, whereas Pressland (1982...

Person: Pitman, Adjei
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Natural Pinus resinosa (red pine) stands in Newfoundland are restricted to 22 small, dry, nutrient-poor sites. A short wildfire cycle (15 - 30 yr) of both surface and crown fire regulates stand perimeters and is the main factor in regulating stand...

Person: Roberts, Mallik
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A greenhouse experiment was conducted to assess the effects of scalping and burning the Kalmia litter of an acidic peaty soil on (i) germination and early growth of black spruce, (ii) the nutrient status of the soil surface (0-5 cm), and ( iii )...

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