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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Proposes a method for quantifying the fire-extinguishing capabilities of plain water and water with thickeners and fire-retarding chemicals added. Flaming pine needle fuel beds were sprayed with different water/chemical combinations while energy...

Person: Blakely
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

An empirical relationship was derived between the ratio of total length to maximum width or breadth (L/B) of wind-driven forest fires on level terrain originating from a point source ignition and the international standard 10-m open wind (W). The...

Person: Alexander
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Estimating rate of fire spread is a key element in planning for effective fire control. Land managers use the Rothermel spread model, but the model assumptions are violated when fuel, weather, and topography are nonuniform. This paper compares three...

Person: Fujioka
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Current evidence suggests that Indian fires substantially augmented those set by lightning in grassland, shrubland, and certain lower-elevation forest types for a millennium before settlement by Euro-Americans. In some large areas Indian fires...

Person: Lotan, Kilgore, Fischer, Mutch, Arno
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Analyses of species composition and tree increment cores from 145 stands in central Quebec were used to study the forest history and stand dynamics. Windspread fires, possibly synchronous, burned across central Quebec in at least 3 periods of record (...

Person: Cogbill
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The shortest answer to the title question is that a fire's effect is independent of its mode of origin. So, rather than recreating the original fire regime per se, it might be more feasible to aim for the vegetation a natural fire regime would...

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

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Person: Donoghue, Martin, Peterson
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS