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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Solutions to the wildland-urban interface or intermix (WUI) fire problem may vary considerably across ecosystems. A case in point is the boreal forest regions of northern Canada and Alaska - i.e., 'northern solutions are needed for northern problems'....

Person: Alexander
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

From the text ... 'So what is the number one reason that we're burning? What is the number one reason we treat fuels? Well, of course it's to protect the public from extremely high concentration of fine particulates associated with...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Haddow
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Birds that excavate their own cavities for breeding are traditionally considered to suffer little from nest predation. We reviewed the literature for nest predation rates, nest success, nest predator species and nest defence in European and North...

Person: Paclik, Misik, Weidinger
Year: 2009
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 ... 'Since 1975, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and of the Interior have had an interagency master agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) that allows DOD to provide firefighting support to the wildland fire...

Person: Hitchcock
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Forest Health Monitoring Program's annual national technical report presents results of forest health analyses from a national perspective using data from a variety of sources. The report is organized according to the Criteria and Indicators...

Person: Ambrose, Conkling
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Fire and Aviation Management developed the Fire Suppression Doctrine to promote an informed, shared-learning culture in which firefighters avoid unnecessary risk. Doctrine is the body of foundational principles that guide how...

Person: Harbour
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Like all forests, we recognize the multiple benefits to society of forests as a renewable resource when managed skillfully. Forestry deserves to compete (and be provided with similar levels of assistance that other 'green...

Person: Ray, Seymour, Scott, Keeton
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS