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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the text (p.15) ... 'I promised I would try to define silviculture, but maybe we need reminding again that 'because of the broad differences in climate, physiography, forest vegetation, method of past treatment, natural and introduced...

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

This report presents the equations for the new 1976 metric version of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index. In addition to the changes needed to accommodate metric weather data, several mathematical improvements are introduced as well. These...

Person: Van Wagner, Pickett
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The frequency and weight distributions of branch litter under lodgepole pine stands and the relation between weight of fuel and surface area were investigated using 1/10,000-acre circular plots. A graph is presented from which total surface area in the...

Person: Muraro
Year: 1964
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Variations of fuel moisture and related parameters attributable to degree of slope were studied by establishing fire weather stations on six land surfaces of the same elevation and aspect but varying from 0 to 62 per cent in steepness. Mean maximum...

Person: Muraro
Year: 1964
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This Report is a technical comparison of the American and Canadian systems of forest fire danger rating. It deals with the three fuel moisture indicators in each system, as well as the indexes of spread and energy release or buildup. The final...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A study of the effects of exposure (aspect and slope angle) and natural shade on the moisture content of Douglas fir logging slash indicates that, throughout most of the fire season, such effects are not great enough to be of practical significance in...

Person: Williams
Year: 1964
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

As the initial step in a study of forest fire cycles in the boreal forest of northwestern Ontario, four burned areas of different ages were briefly examined. This Report describes the present condition of the areas visited in terms of both forest cover...

Person: Methven, Van Wagner, Stocks
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction ... 'What we need today is some good pine growth and yield data. We've had enough thinning studies'. So spoke one woodlands manager recently. As this bibliography will show, a great deal of data is available, much...

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

The advancement of technology relating to particulate emissions is pointed out as a significant aspect of this nation's air pollution control efforts. Important factors include the ability of particulates: to cause poor visibility, to constitute a...

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

Changing the display format is the least painful way for the fire manager to reduce the cost of AFFIRMS. Some ways to cut costs: •Suppress the headings only if 7 more than three headings can be saved •Pick the shortest display consistent with your...

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