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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Natural Areas Association Fire compendium compiles articles from the Natural Areas Journal from 1983 to 2009 that address some aspect of fire ecology or fire management. Some papers specifically focus on the effects of fire on a particular...

Person:
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

America does not have a fire problem. It has many fire problems. The policy of fire exclusion through most of the 20th century seemed successful at first but eventually lead to larger, more intense, and damaging fires. By the mid-1970s federal agencies...

Person: Pyne
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the text ... 'So what is the number one reason that we're burning? What is the number one reason we treat fuels? Well, of course it's to protect the public from extremely high concentration of fine particulates associated with...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Haddow
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Birds that excavate their own cavities for breeding are traditionally considered to suffer little from nest predation. We reviewed the literature for nest predation rates, nest success, nest predator species and nest defence in European and North...

Person: Paclik, Misik, Weidinger
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

With the emergence of a new forest management paradigm based on the emulation of natural disturbance regimes, interest in fire-related studies has increased in the boreal forest management community. A key issue in this regard is the improvement of our...

Person: Girardin, Ali, Hely
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) B.S.P.) forest stands range from well drained to poorly drained, typically contain large amounts of soil organic carbon (SOC), and are often underlain by permafrost. To better understand the role of soil drainage...

Person: Wickland, Neff, Harden
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Overabundant radio communication isn't just an annoyance; it can have serious consequences in all areas of fire suppression. Leaders in fire and aviation management -- particularly supervisors at the crew level -- should be...

Person: Frederick, Tuominen
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Computer-driven prediction models of post-fire soil erosion can aid site prioritization for erosion control measures....... Fire and site characterization by fire crews during suppression efforts could provide information to...

Person: Godson, Stednick
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Since 1975, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and of the Interior have had an interagency master agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) that allows DOD to provide firefighting support to the wildland fire...

Person: Hitchcock
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS