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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Objectives of this study were to test existing prediction equations for duff depth reduction, percentage of duff consumed, and mineral soil exposure to determine the limits of their applicability, and to develop if possible broadly based prediction...

Person: Reinhardt, Keane, Brown, Turner
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Large-scale aerial photographs of slash piles in harvested units were evaluated with an analytical stereoplotter for determining dimensions and volumes. The photogrammetric method provides accurate and efficient volume estimates for calculating fuel...

Person: Reutebuch, Hardy
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

An interactive microcomputer environment, the Forester's Workspace, is introduced and used to illustrate the estimation of residual fuel biomass for lodgepole pine and white spruce trees and stands in Alberta. Estimates are made for individual...

Person: Titus, Adams, Woodard
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Doppler lidar of NOAA/ERL's Wave Propagation Laboratory (WPL) observed a prescribed forest fire that was ignited in the township of Battersby, Ontario, Canada, on 12 August 1988. During the first hour of the fire the lidar saw the smoke column...

Person: Banta, Olivier, Holloway
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We present estimates of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission from worldwide biomass burning totaling ~13 Tg N yr-1 on a 1 degree longitude by 1 degree latitude grid. Roughly 80 percent of these emissions occur in the zone from 25N to 25 degrees S. The...

Person: Dignon, Atherton, Penner, Walton
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Electric field measurements, combined with lightning location data, demonstrate that the plume clouds from large fires can be charged and can generate lightning discharges. The results of measurements made on a prescribed burn show that the charge...

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

A one-dimensional plume model was developed for use by fire-weather forecasters and others who want a small computer platform tool for vertical parcel method motions with respect to an ambient real sounding. The model includes cloud microphysics...

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

The OCTET modeling system has been designed to simulate the atmospheric dynamics, microphysics and scavenging above hypothetical large city fires with energy release rates on the order of 10-100kW/m2 over areas of tens to hundreds of square kilometers...

Person: Molenkamp, Bradley
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Planning prescribed fires for optimal periods which results in emissions reduction is an extremely useful air quality management technique. New information suggests that one more useful tool in smoke management may involve using the capacity of the...

Person: Radke, Ward
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