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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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For the Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP), we developed a model database of climate, soils and vegetation that was compatible with the requirements of three ecosystem physiology models and three vegetation life-form...

Person: Kittel, Rosenbloom, Painter, Schimel, Melillo, Pan, Kicklighter, McGuire, Neilson, Chaney, Ojima, McKeown, Parton, Pulliam, Prentice, Haxeltine, Running, Pierce, Nemani, Hunt, Smith, Rizzo, Woodward
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The potential equilibrium response of Canadian vegetation under two doubled-CO2 climatic scenarios was investigated at three levels in the vegetation mosaic using the rule-based, Canadian Climate-Vegetation Model (CCVM) and climatic response surfaces....

Person: Lenihan, Neilson
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A Mapped Atmosphere-Plant-Soil System (MAPSS) has been constructed for simulating the potential biosphere impacts and biosphere-atmosphere feedbacks from climatic change. The system calculates the potential vegetation type and leaf area that could be...

Person: Neilson
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The impact of climate change on human ecology in the northern latitudes is dependent upon the rate, magnitude, and duration of expected change. This paper provides a foundation for understanding these important components by describing elements of the...

Person: Peterson, Johnson, Ferguson
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Burned and unburned sites (4 ha each) of black and white spruce in interior Alaska were studied in 1993 and 1994 within and adjacent to an area burned by wildfire in 1990. The main purpose of the research was to quantify fuel consumption and carbon...

Person: Atkins
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

From introduction: 'Long ago, Fernow wrote concerning 'the desirability of utilizing the Weather Bureau, the various agricultural experiment stations, and other forces, in forming a systematic service of water stations, and in making a...

Person: Patric, Black
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Models of terrestrial vegetation distribution change during warming have generally paid little attention to ecological disturbances such as fire, even though these have been shown to be vitally important. A model predicting regionally dominant...

Person: Suffling
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The terrestrial biosphere plays an important role in the global carbon cycle. In the 1994 Intergovernmental Panel Assessment on Climate Change (IPCC), an effort was made to improve the quantification of terrestrial exchanges and potential feedbacks...

Person: Schimel
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The development of forests in Pukaskwa National Park, Ontario, Canada, was simulated over 150 years to investigate boreal carbon dynamics and to test the feasibility of simulating large tracts of heterogeneous boreal forest. Pukaskwa National Park,...

Person: Nalder, Merriam
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire strongly influences carbon cycling and storage in boreal forests. In the near-term, if global warming occurs, the frequency and intensity of fires in boreal forests are likely to increase significantly. A sensitivity analysis on the relationship...

Person: Kasischke, Christensen, Stocks
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS