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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 economic costs of adverse health effects associated with exposure to wildfire smoke should be given serious consideration in determining the optimal wildfire management policy. Unfortunately, the literature in this research area is thin. In an...

Person: Kochi, Donovan, Champ, Loomis
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

From the text (p. 34) ... 'Given the fact that climate change will cause many wildfires to burn larger and longer, the real issue in the near future will not be cost reduction or even cost containment, but rather, cost management. Expenditures may...

Person: Ingalsbee
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... ''Fire is fire' is a familiar catch-phrase in the fire management community, recognizing that fire is both a tool and a process that shapes the landscape. Today, National Park Service managers use the goals and...

Person: D'Amico, Halainen
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper assesses the resilience of Alaska's boreal forest system to rapid climatic change. Recent warming is associated with reduced growth of dominant tree species, plant disease and insect outbreaks, warming and thawing of permafrost, drying...

Person: Chapin, McGuire, Ruess, Hollingsworth, Mack, Johnstone, Kasischke, Euskirchen, Jones, Jorgenson, Kielland, Kofinas, Turetsky, Yarie, Lloyd, Taylor
Year: 2010
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

The Idaho Panhandle National Forests (IPNF), in partnership with the University of Idaho, the Fire Sciences Laboratory, and The Sampson Group, developed a Geographic Information System (GIS) based wildfire hazard-risk assessment. The assessment was...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Harkins, Morgan, Neuenschwander, Chrisman, Zack, Jacobson, Grant, Sampson
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

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Person: Gorte
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