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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

From the text ... '... we casually assume that the first Europeans were naturally confronted by a vast, impenetrable wilderness of thick forests stretching from the Atlantic to the Mississippi....Europeans were very impressed by the American...

Person: Martin
Year: 1973
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'We do not today countenance or use fire everywhere in the national park system....The National Park Service has the obligation to continue to seek to inform the American people on the significance of fire.' © 1972, Tall...

Person: Hendrickson
Year: 1973
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction: 'The description of this package is divided into two sections namely, the fuel type boundary section and the terrain contouring section. Each section is divided further into four subsections describing: (a) the procedure for...

Person: Travis, Elsner, Kourtz
Year: 1973
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

From the text: 'A multi-stage sampling scheme (1) was developed and tested for puckerbrush species in 1971. To compare and contrast this destructive sampling procedure with dimensional analysis, a regrssion analysis technique (2), it was necessary...

Person: Ribe
Year: 1973
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

From the conclusion:'As previously mentioned, the results of this study cannot be applied in the field. A great deal of additional work will be needed before application is possible. This study does show, however, that a systems dynamics approach...

Person: Simard
Year: 1973
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction:'The Forest Fire Research Institute of the Canadian Forestry Service has on file publications, records, and data covering much of the early forest research undertaken in Canada. This collection, with some publications dating...

Person: Bruce
Year: 1973
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