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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 ... 'The appropriate use of models and computer technology must be blended with a human system of resource management.' © 2010 by the Society of American Foresters. Abstract reproduced by permission.

Person: Garland
Year: 1988
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Two lines of Japanese quail (AR2.5 and AR3) selected for resistance to aflatoxin and a nonselected control line (NS) were fed diets containing 0, 10, and 20 µg of aflatoxin/g of feed. Line-related reductions in mortality and growth inhibition clearly...

Person: Pegram, Wyatt, Marks
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.246) ... 'In sum, because it was seen as deviation from the adaptive 'norm', behavioral flexibility in the class/task association among social insect workers initially was considered to be noise with respect to division...

Person: Trager, Calabi
Year: 1988
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Rate of fire spread and flame length were observed on six prescribed headfires in the sagebrush (Artemisia)/bunchgrass vegetation type in western North America. Spread rate and flame length predictions from the fire behavior prediction system BEHAVE...

Person: Bushey
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Savory, Savory
Year: 1988
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Improved official equations are presented for the 1984 version of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System. The most recent mathematical refinements serve to further rationalize the Fine Fuel Moisture Code and render it more compatible with other...

Person: Van Wagner, Pickett
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Results and analysis of an experimental burning study on the fire behavior in boreal mixedwood slash in the northern Ontario's Clay Belt Region are presented. Horizontal discontinuity in this fuel type makes fire spread difficult when the fire...

Person: McCrae
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A high performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) method for determining the concentration of trace amounts of benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) in particulate matter from combustion of forest fuels was validated. Particulate matter was prepared for analysis by a...

Person: White
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Respiration rates and mass losses of decomposing pine (Pinus contorta Loud. X P. banksiana Lamb.) and aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) leaf litter were compared in laboratory microcosms for a range of temperature and moisture levels. For both litter...

Person: Taylor, Parkinson
Year: 1988
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Leaf litter of trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) and lodgepole—jack pine (Pious contorta Loud. x P. banksiana Lamb.) was decomposed in laboratory microcosms at 2, 10, 18, or 260C and three Watering rates (15, 30, or 60 mL x week-1) for 16...

Person: Taylor, Parkinson
Year: 1988
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS