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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 paper assesses the resilience of Alaska's boreal forest system to rapid climatic change. Recent warming is associated with reduced growth of dominant tree species, plant disease and insect outbreaks, warming and thawing of permafrost, drying...

Person: Chapin, McGuire, Ruess, Hollingsworth, Mack, Johnstone, Kasischke, Euskirchen, Jones, Jorgenson, Kielland, Kofinas, Turetsky, Yarie, Lloyd, Taylor
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

As the permafrost region warms, its large organic carbon pool will be increasingly vulnerable to decomposition, combustion, and hydrologic export. Models predict that some portion of this release will be offset by increased production of Arctic and...

Person: Abbott, Jones, Schuur, Chapin, Bowden, Bret-Harte, Epstein, Flannigan, Harms, Hollingsworth, Mack, McGuire, Natali, Rocha, Tank, Turetsky, Vonk, Wickland, Aiken, Alexander, Amon, Benscoter, Bergeron, Bishop, Blarquez, Bond-Lamberty, Breen, Buffam, Cai, Carcaillet, Carey, Chen, Chen, Christensen, Cooper, Cornelissen, de Groot, DeLuca, Dorrepaal, Fetcher, Finlay, Forbes, French, Gauthier, Girardin, Goetz, Goldammer, Gough, Grogan, Guo, Higuera, Hinzman, Hu, Hugelius, Jafarov, Jandt, Johnstone, Karlsson
Year: 2016
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This paper assesses the resilience of Alaska's boreal forest system to rapid climatic change. Recent warming is associated with reduced growth of dominant tree species, plant disease and insect outbreaks, warming and thawing of permafrost, drying...

Person: Chapin, McGuire, Ruess, Hollingsworth, Mack, Johnstone, Kasischke, Euskirchen, Jones, Jorgenson, Kielland, Kofinas, Turetsky, Yarie, Lloyd, Taylor
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Given that ecological effects of disturbance have been extensively studied in many ecosystems, it is surprising that few quantitative syntheses across diverse ecosystems have been conducted. Multi-system studies tend to be qualitative because they...

Person: Peters, Lugo, Chapin, Pickett, Duniway, Rocha, Swanson, Laney, Jones
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Summary: (1) Macrolichens are important for the functioning and biodiversity of cold northern ecosystems and their reindeer-based cultures and economies. (2) We hypothesized that, in climatically milder parts of the Arctic, where ecosystems have...

Person: Cornelissen, Callaghan, Alatalo, Michelsen, Graglia, Hartley, Hik, Hobbie, Press, Robinson, Henry, Shaver, Phoenix, Jones, Jonasson, Chapin, Molau, Neill, Lee, Melillo, Sveinbjörnsson, Aerts
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Historically the boreal forest has experienced major changes, and it remains a highly dynamic biome today. During cold phases of Quaternary climate cycles, forests were virtually absent from Alaska, and since the postglacial re-establishment of forests...

Person: Chapin, Oswood, Van Cleve, Viereck, Verbyla, Chapin, McGuire, Ruess, Walker, Boone, Edwards, Finney, Hinzman, Jones, Juday, Kasischke, Kielland, Lloyd, Oswood, Ping, Rexstad, Romanovsky, Schimel, Sparrow, Sveinbjörnsson, Valentine, Van Cleve, Verbyla, Viereck, Werner, Wurtz, Yarie
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES