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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Is the risk of death the same when implementing "planned events"? What do the numbers we have as well as some specific events have say about that?  Travis Dotson will provide prescribed fire practitioners a few specific elements to consider related to...

Person: Dotson, Carroll
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Heat injuries sustained in a fire can initiate a cascade of complex mechanisms that affect the physiology of trees after fires. Uncovering the exact physiological mechanisms and relating specific injuries to whole‐plant and ecosystem functioning is the...

Person: Bär, Michaletz, Mayr
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland‐urban interface (WUI) fire incidents are likely to become more severe and will affect more and more people. Given their scale and complexity, WUI incidents require a multidomain approach to assess their impact and the effectiveness of any...

Person: Gwynne, Ronchi, Bénichou, Kinateder, Kuligowski, Gomaa, Adelzadeh
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires are often perceived as destructive disturbances, but we propose that when integrating evolutionary and socioecological factors, fires in most ecosystems can be understood as natural processes that provide a variety of benefits to humankind....

Person: Pausas, Keeley
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smoke aerosols released from biomass burning greatly influence air quality, weather, and climate. The total particulate matter (TPM) of smoke aerosols has been demonstrated to be a linear function of fire radiative energy (FRE) during a period of...

Person: Lu, Zhang, Li, Cochrane
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Organized by the Alaska Fire Modeling and Analysis Committee. Presented by Eric Miller, Chris Moore, and Robert (Zeke) Ziel.

Person: Ziel, Miller, Moore
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

During a wildfire, it's not uncommon to have all three types of fire. The proportion of each type, however, can vary greatly day to day or even minute to minute depending on fuel, topography, and weather conditions. Fuel, topography, and weather drive...

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Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

These presentations highlight existing wildfire forecasting tools, especially resources that can be used by communities to aid in preparedness efforts. Speakers discuss existing tools and provide examples of their use in communities or their potential...

Person: Stuefer, Starkweather, Brubaker
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

"WFDSS Analyses: Getting Ready for the 2017 Season" webinar on May 17, 2017, organized by the Fire Modeling and Analysis Committee and presented by Rick Stratton, Jennifer Barnes, and Robert Ziel.

Person: Ziel, Barnes, Stratton
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Resilience has become a common goal for science-based natural resource management, particularly in the context of changing climate and disturbance regimes. Integrating varying perspectives and definitions of resilience is a complex and often...

Person: Higuera, Metcalf, Miller, Buma, McWethy, Metcalf, Ratajczak, Nelson, Chaffin, Stedman, McCaffrey, Schoennagel, Harvey, Hood, Schultz, Black, Campbell, Haggerty, Keane, Krawchuk, Kulig, Rafferty, Virapongse
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES