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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by personnel from agencies and organizations within AWFCG during 2014 Fall Fire Review and through other solicitations. The topics were initially ranked by the AWFCG Fire Research...

Person: York
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Mega-fires are often defined according to their size and intensity but are more accurately described by their socioeconomic impacts. Three factors -- climate change, fire exclusion, and antecedent disturbance, collectively referred to as the 'mega...

Person: Stephens, Burrows, Buyantuyev, Gray, Keane, Kubian, Liu, Seijo, Shu, Tolhurst, van Wagtendonk
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'It should be clear to everyone concerned that weather conditions and the availability of fuel largely control the behavior of fires. Since projections of actual fire growth depend on weather forecasts, and the weather beyond...

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

Prescribed burning has, in the past decade, become the focus of debate among policy makers, federal and private land managers, and the public. To manage fire effectively, the USDA Forest Service has formally recognized the need for economic analysis....

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

The federal wildland Fire Management Policy and Program Review represents the latest stage in the evolution of wildland fire management. This policy directs changes that consolidate past fire management practices into a single direction to achieve...

Person: Cole, McCool, Borrie, O'Loughlin, Zimmerman, Bunnell
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Over the last decade fire managers in Banff National Park have embarked on a comprehensive fuels management program of which one aspect has been fuel reduction treatments near structures or facilities (e.g., homes, campground, hotels). These treatments...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Hirsch, Pengelly
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

From the text... 'Wildand-urban interface (W-UI) fires are a significant concern for federal, state, and local land management and fire agencies. research using modeling experiments, and W-UI case studies indicates that home ignitability during...

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

From the text ... 'Changing the journal's name from Control to Management signaled a programmatic shift that continues today as the wildland fire community strives to improve firefighter safety while striking the right balance among...

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

From the text ... 'I think we'll be utilizing fire a lot more than we have in the past in order to bring our ecosystems back into balance. ... FIRE 21 will help the Forest Service reach the desired future condition for our national forests by...

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