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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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

Fire, competition for light and water, and native forest pests have interacted for millennia in western forests to produce a countryside dominated by seral species of conifers. These conifer-dominated ecosystems exist in six kinds of biotic communities...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, McDonald, Harvey, Tonn
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We present results from ongoing research into 20th Century fire regimes in two large Rocky Mountain wilderness areas. Fire patterns are represented as digital fire atlases based on archival forest service data. We find that spatial and temporal fire...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Rollins, Swetnam, Morgan
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The workshop began with the workshop facilitator, Neil Sampson, summarizing 17 invited papers presented on the opening day of the conference. These papers provided a state-of-the-science overview of pre-selected topics including Overview (3 papers),...

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

Understanding the trade-off between short-term and long-term consequences of fire impacts on ecosystems is needed before a comprehensive fuels management program can be implemented nationally. We are comparing three vegetation models that may be used...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Weise, Kimberlin, Arbaugh, Chew, Jones, Merzenich, van Wagtendonk, Wiitala
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Management Implications (p.139-140)... 'Our findings indicate that fuel treatments do mitigate fire severity. Treatments provide a window of opportunity for effective fire suppression and protecting high-value areas. Although topography...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Pollet, Omi
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Smoke may present the most intractable barrier of all to implementing more enlightened fire management. The benefits of a prescribed fire program can only be realized if the public and regulatory agencies agree that the air quality impacts are...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Yokelson, Goode, Ward, Baker, Susott, Hao
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Gorte
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

From the text ... 'Using standard terminology improves communication for a safer, better wildland fire organization. ...As policy evolves and new technologies emerge, wildland fire terminology is subject to constant change. ...The National...

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