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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 introduction:'This Technical Note is an attempt to summarize what has been done in a number of areas of the world to provide adequate forecasts of fire danger in terms of past, present and forecast weather conditions. It is not intended...

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Year: 1961
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Executive Summary... 'Purpose: National forests of the dry, interior portion of the western United States that are managed by the Department of Agriculture*s Forest Service have undergone significant changes over the last century and a...

Person: Coles, Conlon, Cotton, Eisenstadt, Goldfarb, Hutchison, Joy, Wolter
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...”Unlike the flat-rock areas in the southern Appalachians, where the foundation for research on rock barrens was established many decades ago (e.g., Harper 1939; Oosting and Anderson 1939; McVaugh 1943) and has been followed by more...

Person: Anderson, Fralish, Baskin, Catling, Brownell
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The utility of the new GOES-9 satellite 3.9 um channel to monitor wildfires and their subsequent changes in growth and intensity in Alaska is examined. The June, 1996 Miller's Reach forest fire is presented as a case study. Eighteen hours of...

Person: Hufford, Kelley, Moore, Cotterman
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Synthesis of the literature suggests that physical, chemical, and biological elements of a watershed interact with long-term climate to influence fire regime, and that these factors, in concordance with the postfire vegetation mosaic, combine with...

Person: Gresswell
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Research was conducted to determine the utility of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data for measuring the fuel moisture status of boreal forests as reflected in Fire Weather Index Codes. Three years (May to August 1992-1995) of SAR data from the...

Person: Bourgeau-Chavez, Kasischke, Rutherford
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

An experimental fire severity forecast effort is described herein. Daily to monthly regional forecasts of nea rsurface fire-weather variables from the Scripps Experimental Climate Prediction Center experimental forecast system are being utilized for an...

Person: Gollberg, Roads, Chen, Fujioka, Burgan
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS