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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The purpose of this study was to generate a physical fitness profile of an interagency hotshot crew mid-way through the wildland fire season. Twenty interagency hotshot crew firefighters completed measures of body composition, aerobic fitness,...

Person: Sell, Livingston
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Community wildfire protection planning has become an important tool for engaging wildland-urban interface residents and other stakeholders in efforts to address their mutual concerns about wildland fire management, prioritize hazardous fuel reduction...

Person: Williams, Jakes, Burns, Cheng, Nelson, Sturtevant, Brummel, Staychock, Souter
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Policymakers and decision makers alike have suggested that the use of less aggressive suppression strategies for wildland fires might help stem the tide of rising emergency wildland fire expenditures. However, the interplay of wildland fire management...

Person: Gebert, Black
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The scientific literature on logging after wildfire is reviewed, with a focus on environ-mental effects of logging and removal of large woody structure. Rehabilitation, the practice of planting or seeding after logging, is not reviewed here. Several...

Person: McIver, Starr
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Changes in the areas of croplands and pastures, and rates of wood harvest in 7 regions of the USA, including Alaska, were derived from historical statistics for the period 1700-1990. These rates of land-use change were used in a cohort model, together...

Person: Houghton, Hackler
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The forest floor contributes the majority of carbon and nitrogen emitted by boreal forest fires. Therefore, estimates of C and N emissions require characterization of volumetric C and N storage of mature stands. Sampling the forest floor by <5-cm...

Person: Harden, Maines, Ottmar, Sandberg, Valentine
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

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Person: Kasischke, Stocks, Kasischke
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The literature describing animals’ behavioral responses to fire, discussed in chapter 3, is limited. Furthermore, short-term responses do not provide insights about the vigor or sustainability of the species in an area. Studies of animal populations...

Person: Smith, Lyon, Huff, Telfer, Schreiner, Smith
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Abstract from introduction: 'Over the next 50-100 years, the predicted doubling of the atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration is expected to increase summer temperatures up to 4-6 degrees C at higher latitudes (Boer et al. 1992: Maxwell 1992:...

Person: Kasischke, Stocks, Grissom, Alexander, Cella, Cole, Kurth, Malotte, Martell, Mawdsley, Roessler, Quillin, Ward
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This chapter presents a broader, more fundamental view of the ecological principles and shifting fire regimes described in the previous chapters that have important implications for ecosystem management. Also included are strategies and approaches for...

Person: Brown, Smith, Brown
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS