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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

Many of the world's forests are not primeval; forest restoration aims to reverse alterations caused by human use. Forest restoration (including reforestation and forest rehabilitation) is widely researched and practiced around the globe. A review...

Person: Burton, Macdonald
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The International Journal of Wildland Fire is aimed not only at the international wildland fire research community, but also at practioners and policymakers who have a requirement to ensure their policies and practices reflect...

Person: Alexander
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fires produce land cover changes that have consequences for surface energy balance and temperature. Three eddy covariance towers were setup along a burn severity gradient (i.e. Severely, Moderately, and Unburned tundra) to determine the effect of fire...

Person: Rocha, Shaver
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Boreal forest carbon (C) storage and sequestration is a critical element for global C management and is largely disturbance driven. The disturbance regime can be natural or anthropogenic with varying intensity and frequency that differ temporally and...

Person: Seedre, Shrestha, Chen, Colombo, Jogiste
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The best available science is of little use if it gathers dust on the shelves of library stacks or is deeply embedded on an obscure website. A key part of the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) mission is to ensure research on wildland fire science is...

Person: LeQuire
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Coccidiosis is an important disease in captive gamebirds, including northern bobwhites (Colinusvirginianus). Three Eimeria species, Eimeria lettyae, Eimeria dispersa, and Eimeria colini, have been described in bobwhites. Distinguishing the various...

Person: Gerhold, McDougald, Beckstead
Year: 2011
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 test ... 'In this issue of Fire Science Digest, we explore the career and preparation challenges faced by forest and rangeland fire professionsls, both new and seasoned. As the job description grows moe complex, a well-rounded background...

Person: Wells
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS