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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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

Four islands in the northern Bahamas contain pine rocklands - Abaco, Andros, Grand Bahama, and New Providence - comprising more than 500,000 acres. Bahamian pine rockland, a fire sub-climax community, is characterized by pitted, broken oolitic...

Person: Oliver
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'Controlled fires are essential to avoid conflagrations now scorching Florida'

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Year: 1998
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
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...

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

Aware of the time lag that frequently exists between declines in biodiversity and effective conservation to correct and reverse the declines, I examine some reasons behind this problem. Experience with species as diverse as the shag (Phalacrocorax...

Person: Brennan, Palmer, Burger, Pruden, Potts
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Understanding terrestrial carbon metabolism is critical because terrestrial ecosystems play a major role in the global carbon cycle. Furthermore, humans have severely disrupted the carbon cycle in ways that will alter the climate system and directly...

Person: Canadell, Mooney, Baldocchi, Berry, Ehleringer, Field, Gower, Hollinger, Hunt, Jackson, Running, Shaver, Steffen, Trumbore, Valentini, Bond
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
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A paradigm shift from fire suppression to fire suppression and prescription requires a shift in emphasis from simply controlling wildfire occurrence and spread to one that includes controlling characteristics of prescribed fire. Suppression focuses on...

Person: Pruden, Brennan, Paysen, Narog, Cohen
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS