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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Introduction ... 'It is a well known fact that the presence of moisture exerts considerable influence on the difficulty of ignition and the subsequent rate of combustion of forest fuels. Its effect on ignition is primarily a result of the...

Person: Simard
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'This initial release of these Guidelines reflects the efforts of the Fire Management Task Force and subsequent review by park, regional and WASO staff. It represents the framework of the Service fire management program. The WASO...

Person:
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

An increase in the use of prescribed fire as a forest management tool is anticipated in Ontario where its use is viewed as a viable method of site preparation for regeneration purposes. Literature available on prescribed burning in the jack pine (Pinus...

Person: McRae
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction:'This paper has been prepared to provide some background information on the present utilization of airtankers in suppressing forest fires in Canada and to explore what might be done to improve the use pattern of this...

Person: Williams, McLean, Hodgson
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This study was initiated to determine the impact of clearcutting, slashburning and skidroads on deep (>3 feet) coarse glacial soil at low elevations (<1000 ft. above sea level) of coastal British Columbia.

Person: Willington
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction ... 'As a result of a 15,000-acre man-caused conflagration in north-central New Mexico and a previous data base prior to the fire, it was possible to examine delayed mortality as well as recovery of ponderosa pine stands two...

Person: Potter, Foxx
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

During summer 1977, wildfires burned extensive areas of maritime tundra in the Seward Peninsula. This study was initiated in July 1978 to determine the effects of these fires on tundra soils and vegetation and to establish permanent plots in which to...

Person: Racine
Year: 1979
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A model forest canopy was designed to simulate the meteorological characteristics of typical live forests. Measurements were made of velocity, turbulence, drag, and gaseous plume spread within the simulated canopy. The resulting data compares favorably...

Person: Meroney
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This note outlines the objectives and problems of prescribed burning as a tool of forest management. The importance of a number of weather factors is discussed and suggestions are presented for provision of effective weather guidance to forest officers...

Person: Turner
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'It has long been recognized in forestry that minor vegetation leafing out on the forest floor in the early spring retards the advance of surface fires. This experiment was designed to provide some general understanding of this...

Person: Stocks, Walker
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS