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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Stand age structures of Eastern White Pine (Pious strobus L.) were analysed on three sites with different fire histories (latest fire 1760, 1825 and 1941, respectively) in Québec to assess whether Eastern White Pine is regenerating or not at its...

Person: Engelmark, Bergeron, Flannigan
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The nonvascular and vascular plant composition of the early regenerating vegetation present following wildfires and clear-cut logging has been compared separately in three areas of the black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) BSP) - feathermoss (Pleurozium...

Person: Nguyen-Xuan, Bergeron, Simard, Fyles, Paré
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In order to test whether changes in forest composition observed while sampling portions of the landscape originating from different fires may be explained by stand-level processes, I reconstructed species and stand dynamics for mesic sites in the...

Person: Bergeron
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Succession after fire has mainly been studied by chronosequence, which does not allow study of pre- and post-fire communities at the same site. By using palynology and anthracology. we recovered vegetation communities and fire histories through time on...

Person: Larocque, Bergeron, Campbell, Bradshaw
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Introduction...'Fire and climate are closely linked (Swetnam 1993). According to simulations of various general circulation models (GCMs), the earth's climate will be 1-3.5º C warmer by the end of the next century due to increasing...

Person: Flannigan, Wotton, Richard, Carcaillet, Bergeron
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Because some consequences of fire resemble the effects of industrial forest harvesting, forest management is often considered as a disturbance having effects similar to those of natural disturbances. Although the analogy between forest management and...

Person: Bergeron, Richard, Carcaillet, Gauthier, Flannigan, Prairie
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The objective of this study is to determine the factors responsible for the distribution of Pinus resinosa (red pine) at its northern limit in northwestern Quebec. Pinus resinosa is found only on islands and protected lake shores at its northern...

Person: Flannigan, Bergeron
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This study identifies patterns in the gap disturbance regime along a successional gradient in the southern boreal forest and uses this information to investigate canopy composition changes. Gaps were characterized in hardwood, mixed-forest, and conifer...

Person: Kneeshaw, Bergeron
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The nonvascular (lichens and bryophytes) and vascular plant composition of the early regenerating vegetation present following wildfires and clear-cut logging has been compared separately in three areas of the black spruce (Picea mariana)/feathermoss (...

Person: Nguyen-Xuan, Bergeron, Simard, Fyles, Paré
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Despite increasing temperatures since the end of the Little Ice Age (ca. 1850), wildfire frequency has decreased as shown in many field studies from North America and Europe. We believe that global warming since 1850 may have triggered decreases in...

Person: Flannigan, Bergeron, Engelmark, Wotton
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS