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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Wildland fire has been an integral part of the conterminous United States' ecological landscape for millennia. Today wildland fire has to compete with other socially desirable goals for a share of a limited air resource. New ozone, particulate,...

Person: Leenhouts
Created Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest fires are not spatially uniform events. They result in a complicated mosaic of burned and unburned vegetation. To manage fuel loads and the associated fire hazard it is essential to improve our understanding of the spatial patterns of the...

Person: Medler
Created Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Cerro Grande has been called the biggest fire in New Mexico history. The Cerro Grande blaze raged across the hillsides above Los Alamos National Laboratory, then, driven by high winds, the fire raced through the Laboratory and the Los Alamos town...

Person: Mullen
Created Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The fire season of 2000 is one of the most severe on record, burning approximately seven million acres by the end of September—over 2.5 times the 10-year average of 2.6 million acres. Fires burning in the wildland-urban interface have resulted in...

Person: Hesseln, Rideout
Created Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Executive Summary: On August 8, 2000, President Clinton asked Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt and Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman to prepare a report that recommends how best to respond to this year*s severe fires, reduce the impacts of these...

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Created Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Today's prescribed fire program manager is confronted with an increasingly complex dilemma. On the one hand, the science, knowledge, and commitment of managers regarding the role of prescribed fire across the landscape have grown appreciatively,...

Person: Moser, Moser, Cole
Created Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire scientists and managers at the 4th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress offer their thoughts about the program's accomplishments, challenges, and future direction.

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Created Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Alaska Fire Portal provides information about fire science and technology relevant to Alaska. the goal is to provide 'one stop shopping' for resource managers, decision makers, scientists, students, and communities who want access to the...

Person: Olson
Created Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The goals for this workshop are to share new fire re-search findings, network and enhance communications across the fire community, and identify missing links in fire research in Alaska.

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Created Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This powerpoint presentation is a consortium overview for the first session of the 2nd Annual Alaska Fire Science Consortium Workshop held in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Person: Trainor, Hrobak
Created Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES