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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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To reconstruct a natural fire regime it is necessary to estimate the historical fire cycle when human influence was less evident. This can be accomplished through the construction of a fire-origin map. The dynamic fire regime is a result of...

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

The application of hazard and risk analysis to specific project areas prone to uncharacteristic wildland fires is a useful way to estimate the effects of management alternatives (including no action). These project-level analyses need to be done in the...

Person: Sampson, Sampson
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Science at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service has always been large in scale. The depth and breadth of the research conducted here, however, may surprise even many who are engaged in it. Our research programs have a wide...

Person:
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Extreme fire seasons in recent years and associated high suppression expenditures have brought about a chorus of calls for reform of federal firefighting structure and policy. Given the political nature of the topic, a critical review of past trends in...

Person: Calkin, Gebert, Jones, Neilson
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS