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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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At the request of the World Meteorological Organization, a hierarchical system for rating forest fire danger was developed. The system uses generally available meteorological measurements to evaluate the flammability of wildland fuels anywhere in the...

Person: Baker, Fosberg, Reifsnyder
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fifty-two major wildland fires in the eastern half of the United States were analyzed to determine the synoptic situations involved. At the surface, 3/4 of the fires were found near frontal areas. The vast majority of fires were associated with the...

Person: Baker, Fosberg, Brotak, Reifsnyder
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The model was developed from numerical and analytical solutions of the diffusion forms of the mass continuity equation and the first law of thermodynamics. Analytical solutions provided a functional framework to evaluate nonlinear interactions obtained...

Person: Fosberg
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS