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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the Introduction ... 'The vegetation mosaic in any landscape is a function of environmental variation and historic disturbances, whether caused by humans or other factors. Many studies have focused on species composition in relation to...

Person: Turner, Knight
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Data are presented on several current studies being conducted in the Mackenzie Delta and the Arctic Archipelago in relation to oil and gas exploration. Tundra fires destroy most of the aboveground plant cover and result in significant increases in...

Person: Bliss, Wein
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The subtitle ... 'The American dream of a home in the woods is going up in smoke for more and more people. Here's how to keep it from happening to you.' Published by American Forests. Abstract reproduced by permission.

Person: Guth
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction letter ... 'This publication deals with fire, a significant force in the forest environment. Depending upon land management objectives for a specific area, plus a host of environmental variables, fire will sometimes be an...

Person:
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The grass genus Aristida in the southeastern United States is reviewed. Twenty species are present in the region, all indigenous to the area. New combinations proposed are Aristida purpurescens Poir. var. tenuispica (Hitchc.) Allred and var. virgata (...

Person: Allred
Year: 1986
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction:'Research in the field of forest fire protection almost inevitably necessitates a requirement for meteorological data. While many projects utilize on-site observations taken concurrently with the experiment, there also exists...

Person: Simard
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Describes design and construction of a system for creating a vertical, unbounded arc discharge in air. The arc is initiated by an exploding tungsten wire and is turned on and off by a silicon-controlled rectifier switching system. As a safety...

Person: Latham
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'The purpose of this Report is to present the heats of combustion of some forest fuels at Petawawa, and to discuss the reductions necessary to arrive at a practical heat yield suitable for calculating a fire's energy output...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction ... 'In this paper a detailed, general review of the toxic species evolved over a wide range of conditions is given, along with an outline of the physiological responses to the common fire gases and liquids. Published reviews...

Person: Wagner
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The results of this study show that under certain conditions direct seeding can be a satisfactory method of establishing black spruce following prescribed burning of a balsam fir cutover. The most important limiting factor is...

Person: Richardson
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS