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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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 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

Smoke may present the most intractable barrier of all to implementing more enlightened fire management. The benefits of a prescribed fire program can only be realized if the public and regulatory agencies agree that the air quality impacts are...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Yokelson, Goode, Ward, Baker, Susott, Hao
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

From the text (p. 247)...'Alteration of ecosystem processes is increasingly being recognized as a significant threat to biodiversity. Disruption of fire regimes, for example, affects 14% of listed species. About half of these species are...

Person: Stein, Kutner, Adams, Wilcove, Rothstein, Dubow, Phillips, Losos
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildland fire has been an integral part of the conterminous United States' ecological landscape for millennia. Today wildland fire has to compete with other socially desirable goals for a share of a limited air resource. New ozone, particulate,...

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

From the text ... 'The Cerro Grande Fire resulted from an escaped prescribed burn designed to minimize the risk of catastrophic wildfire to the community of Los Alamos.'

Person: Paxon
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

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

The results of a survey concerning National Forest System prescribed burning activity and costs from 1985-1995 are examined. Ninety-five (83%) of 114 National Forests responded. Number of hectares burned and costs for conducting burns are reported for...

Person: Moser, Moser, Cleaves, Haines, Martinez
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS