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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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This is a powerpoint slide presentation about modeling future successional trajectory and landscape flammability using the 2004 Boundary Fire in Alaska.

Person: Johnstone, Olsen, Rupp
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire use as a concept had its origin when humans first gained the ability to suppress fires. Some fires were suppressed and others were allowed to burn based on human values and objectives. Native Americans and Euro-American settlers fought...

Person: van Wagtendonk
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The strategy known as wildland fire use, in which lightning-ignited fires are allowed to burn, is rapidly gaining momentum in the fire management community. Managers need to know the consequences of an increase in area burned that might result from an...

Person: Miller
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'What better way to learn about fire ecology than to allow fires to burn during their own season, at their own pace, and without interference from humans? The strategy known as wildland fire use (WFU) does just that, and is being...

Person: Miller
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In many countries there is scarce information on the impact of prescribed burns and forest fires, despite its importance for fire management, hence the objective of the present investigation, conducted on the Ajusco volcano at Mkico, D.F., was to study...

Person: Vera-Vilchis, Rodríguez-Trejo
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Wildfire has always been a periodic visitor to western forests, part of the cycle of natural dynamics that make these forests what they are. Until recently, the standard explanation for increased wildfires in recent decades has...

Person: Wells
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Despite the recognized importance of pollination services, there is a growing body of evidence that suggests pollinators are at risk. In the United States, the National Research Council (2006) reported that both managed honey...

Person: Black, Hodges, Vaughan, Shepherd
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

An efficient and accurate inventory of forest fuels at large scales is critical for assessment of forest fire hazards across landscapes. The Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the USDA Forest Service conducts a national inventory of fuels...

Person: Westfall, Woodall
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Recent studies have shown that emissions of mercury (Hg), a hazardous air pollutant, from fires can be significant. However, to date, these emissions have not been well-quantified for the entire United States. Daily emissions of Hg from fires in the...

Person: Wiedinmyer, Friedli
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This study presents an exploratory analysis of Ontario lightning and fire ignition data*. Our main goal is to relate forest fire ignitions to lightning stroke occurrences. However, due to the sheer volume of the lightning data, as well as accuracy and...

Person: Woolford, Braun
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS