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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

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

Conservation development projects combine real-estate development with conservation of land and other natural resources. Thousands of such projects have been conducted in the United States and other countries through the involvement of private...

Person: Milder, Clark
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The use of conservation easements as a conservation mechanism for private land has increased greatly in the past decade; conservation easements now protect over 15 million ha across the United States from residential and commercial development. We used...

Person: Farmer, Knapp, Meretsky, Chancellor, Fischer
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed burning has, in the past decade, become the focus of debate among policy makers, federal and private land managers, and the public. To manage fire effectively, the USDA Forest Service has formally recognized the need for economic analysis....

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

The USDA Forest Service stores fire occurrence data in a relational data base for planning, analysis, and other purposes. Weather observations are stored in the same data base for all five federal land management agencies and some state wildland...

Person: Vasievich, Fried, Leefers, Bunton
Year: 2000
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

Fire, competition for light and water, and native forest pests have interacted for millennia in western forests to produce a countryside dominated by seral species of conifers. These conifer-dominated ecosystems exist in six kinds of biotic communities...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, McDonald, Harvey, Tonn
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A comprehensive investigation of Canadian boreal forest fires was conducted using NOAA-AVHRR imagery. Algorithms were developed to (1) detect active forest fires, (2) map burned areas on daily and annual basis, and (3) estimate fire emissions based on...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Li, Jin, Fraser
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We developed multiple regression models and tree-based (CART -- classification and regression tree) models to predict fire return intervals across the Interior Columbia River basin at 1-km resolution, using geo-referenced fire history potential...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, McKenzie, Peterson, Agee
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS