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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Amplified warming in the Arctic has likely increased the rate of landscape change and disturbances in northern high latitude regions. Remote sensing provides a valuable tool for assessing the spatial and temporal patterns associated with arctic...

Person: Jones
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The FRCC Mapping Tool quantifies the departure of vegetation conditions from a set of reference conditions representing the historical range of variation. The tool, which operates from an ArcGIS platform, derives several metrics of departure by...

Person: Hutter, Jones, Zeiler
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Warming and changing fire regimes in the northern (> or =45°N) latitudes have consequences for land-atmosphere carbon feedbacks to climate change. A terrestrial carbon flux model integrating satellite Normalized Difference Vegetation Index and...

Person: Yi, Kimball, Jones, Reichle, Nemani, Margolis
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Characteristics of the natural fire regime are poorly resolved in the Arctic, even though fire may play an important role cycling carbon stored in tundra vegetation and soils to the atmosphere. In the course of studying vegetation and permafrost-...

Person: Jones, Breen, Gaglioti, Mann, Rocha, Grosse, Arp, Kunz, Walker
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The rate of vegetation recovery from boreal wildfire influences terrestrial carbon cycle processes and climate feedbacks by affecting the surface energy budget and land-atmosphere carbon exchange. Previous forest recovery assessments using satellite...

Person: Jones, Kimball, Jones
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This bibliography is a by-product of a joint effort between the National Park Service and the USFS Fire Sciences Lab to produce a review of knowledge on fire effects on cultural resources. The bibliography does include some references on the historical...

Person: Rude, Jones
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Recent high-latitude warming is increasing the vulnerability of permafrost to thaw, which is amplified by local disturbances such as fire. However, the long-term ecological effects and carbon dynamics are not well understood. Here we present a 2200-...

Person: Jones, Booth, Yu, Ferry
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This document represents a compendium of all supporting material prepared by the NBTT throughout the development of the Recommended Policy for Categorizing Fire Emissions. The Recommended Policy for Categorizing Fire Emissions has been developed over...

Person: Potter, Gossard, Lahm, Fitch, Jones, Nolde, Russell, Sandberg, Ziolko
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In the spring of 2008, the Third International Symposium on Fire Economics, Planning, and Policy: A World View was held in Carolina, Puerto Rico to address the issues related to the economics, policy and planning of wildland fire management problems...

Person: González-Cabán, Jones, Wong
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Project
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