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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Elevated CO2 increases root growth and fine (diam. £2 mm) root growth across a range of species and experimental conditions. However, there is no clear evidence that elevated CO2 changes the proportion of C allocated to root biomass, measured as either...

Person: Tingey, Phillips, Johnson
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Self-propagating heat waves can engender new and improved materials, but only recently have researchers found ways to monitor these ultraquick chemical reactions.' © 2000 Scientific American, Inc.

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

We determined the abundance and diversity of vascular plants in seven types of disturbance in mixed-wood boreal forest. Disturbance treatments included wildfire, natural regeneration after harvest and several methods of silvicultural site preparation....

Person: Peltzer, Bast, Wilson, Gerry
Year: 2000
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 USDA Forest Service stores fire occurrence data in a relational data base for planning, analysis, and other purposes. Weather observations are stored in the same data base for all five federal land management agencies and some state wildland...

Person: Vasievich, Fried, Leefers, Bunton
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusion ... 'Quail enthusiasts who have pine forestland have an opportunity to improve quail habitat and improve pine growth and productivity by using imazapyr to control competitive vegetation [see Table 4 -- Wildlife Habitat...

Person: Thomas
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary ... 'The bobwhite is known to eat 129 different kinds of weed seeds.A single bird was found to eat as many as 12,000, 18,000 and 30,000 seeds of one kind of weed in a day.They eat 15 grams, or half an ounce, of weed seed daily...

Person: Nice
Year: 1910
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

'Key issues• Disturbance ecology furnishes a valuable conceptual framework for natural resource management.• Numerous techniques exist for documenting past disturbance regimes and the historic range of variability of key disturbances.• Management...

Person: Szaro, Johnson, Sexton, Malk, Engstrom, Gilbert, Hunter, Merriwether, Nowacki, Spencer
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.3) ... 'The purpose of this book is to present an overview of our current understanding on the interrelationship between fire, climate, and carbon cycling in boreal forest. The chapters are organized into four sections. The...

Person: Kasischke, Stocks, Kasischke, Stocks
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS