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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

The slideshow for this project was presented at the February 2013 Bonanza Creek Long-term Ecological Research Symposium.

Person: Schuur, Johnstone, Mack, McGuire, Rupp, Euskirchen, Melvin, Genet
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Bryophytes are dominant components of boreal forest understories and play a large role in regulating soil microclimate and nutrient cycling. Therefore, shifts in bryophyte communities have the potential to affect boreal forests’ ecosystem processes. We...

Person: Jean, Alexander, Mack, Johnstone
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire is an important driver of change in most forest, savannah, and prairie ecosystems and fire-altered organic matter, or pyrogenic carbon (PyC), conveys numerous functions in soils of fire-maintained terrestrial ecosystems. Although an exceptional...

Person: Pingree, DeLuca
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the Spring 2017 AFSC Remote Sensing Workshop: Opportunities to Apply Remote Sensing in Boreal/Arctic Wildfire Management and Science.

Person: Loehman
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fire has been an integral feature of our planet for over 400 million years. It has defined human culture from the beginning; it is something without which we cannot survive. While among the most destructive forces on Earth, fire displays equally...

Person: Pyne
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In this short but powerful paper authors Mann, Rupp, Olson and Duffy look for evidence that Alaska’s forests are already responding to changes in fire regime. They use a tool that was developed in lock-step with Alaska fire management agencies called...

Person: Jandt
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Presented by Steve Norman, USFS Southern Research Station, and sponsored by the US Forest Service, Research and Development. The Landscape Science Webinar Series occurs monthly on a Tuesday at 1 pm Eastern providing a forum to communicate research...

Person: Norman
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Climate change has increased the occurrence, severity, and impact of disturbances on forested ecosystems worldwide, resulting in a need to identify factors that contribute to an ecosystem's resilience or capacity to recover from disturbance....

Person: Walker, Mack, Johnstone
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

While past research has studied forest succession on decadal timescales, ecosystem responses to rapid shifts in nutrient dynamics within the first months to years of succession after fire (e.g., carbon (C) burn-off, a pulse in inorganic nitrogen (N),...

Person: Knelman, Graham, Ferrenberg, Lecoeuvre, Labrado, Darcy, Nemergut, Schmidt
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS