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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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This Synthesis Report is based on the assessment carriedout by the three Working Groups of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It provides an integrated view of climate change as the final part of the IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report (...

Person: Pachauri, Reisinger
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report describes progress in understanding of the human and natural drivers of climate change, observed climate change, climate processes and attribution, and estimates of projected future...

Person: Solomon, Qin, Manning, Marquis, Averyt, Tignor, Miller, Chen
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The assessment is of current scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change on natural, managed and human systems, the capacity of these systems to adapt and their vulnerability. It builds upon past IPCC assessments and incorporates new...

Person: Parry, Canziani, Palutikof, van der Linden, Hanson
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Working Group III contribution to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) focuses on new literature on the scientific, technological, environmental, economic and social aspects of mitigation of climate change, published since the IPCC Third...

Person: Metz, Davidson, Bosch, Dave, Meyer
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Power point presentation at Governor's Climate Change Sub-Cabinet Meeting, 22 May 2007

Person: Walsh
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

The Ventilation Climate Information System (VCIS) provides a web interface to a twice-daily, 40-year database of wind speed, mixing height and ventilation index for the United States at a spatial resolution of approximately 5km (Ferguson et al. 2003)....

Person: Ferguson, Hoadley, Larkin
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire risk and carbon storage are related environmental issues because fire reduction results in carbon storage through the buildup of woody vegetation, and stored carbon is a fuel for fires. The sustainability of the U.S. carbon sink and the extent of...

Person: Girod, Hurtt, Frolking, Aber, King
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

We measured CO2 and CH4 exchange from the center of a Sphagnum-dominated permafrost collapse, through an aquatic moat, and into a recently burned black spruce forest on the Tanana River floodplain in interior Alaska. In the anomalously dry growing...

Person: Myers-Smith, McGuire, Harden, Chapin
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires burn an average of 3,760km2 each year in Alaska, but varies greatly from year to year. These fires, started by human and natural causes, can endanger life and property when they approach populated areas. The relationship between seasonal area...

Person: Bieniek
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Classic ecological concepts and forestry language regarding old growth are not well suited to frequent-fire landscapes. In frequent-fire, old-growth landscapes, there is a symbiotic relationship between the trees, the understory graminoids, and fire...

Person: Binkley, Sisk, Chambers, Springer, Block
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES