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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The fungal genus Neurospora has a distinguished history as a laboratory model in genetics and biochemistry. The most recent milestone in this history has been the sequencing of the genome of the best known species, N. crassa. The hope and promise of a...

Person: Jacobson, Powell, Dettman, Saenz, Barton, Hiltz, Dvorachek, Glass, Taylor, Natvig
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Too often, wilderness conservation ignores a temporal perspective greater than the past 50 years, yet a long-term perspective (centuries to millennia) reveals the dynamic nature of many ecosystems. Analysis of fossil pollen, charcoal and stable...

Person: Gillson, Willis
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'LANDFIRE can give more precise predictions than previous fire-behavior models did, allowing land managers to let beneficial fires burn, Shlisky says.The database has been tested in the northern Rockies and in central Utah; now...

Person: Ferber
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Over the past decade, there has been an increasing interest in the development of forest management approaches that are based on an understanding of historical natural disturbance dynamics. The rationale for such an approach is that management to...

Person: Bergeron
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Over the past decades, there has been an increasing interest in the development of forest management approaches that are based on an understanding of historical natural disturbance dynamics. The rationale for such an approach is that management to...

Person: Bergeron, Flannigan, Gauthier, Leduc, Lefort
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We review the evidence of regime shifts in terrestrial and aquatic environments in relation to resilience of complex adaptive ecosystems and the functional roles of biological diversity in this context. The evidence reveals that the likelihood of...

Person: Folke, Carpenter, Walker, Scheffer, Elmqvist, Gunderson, Holling
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

How do we organize for high performance in a setting where the potential for error and disaster can be overwhelming? In doing so, how can we best apply the High Reliability Organizing concepts into the prescribed fire and fire use arenas? And, to...

Person: Keller, Weick, Sutcliffe, Saveland, Lahey, Thomas, Nasiatka
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fuel teatment effects on the growth and behavior of large wildland fires depend on the spatial arrangements of individual treatment units. Evidence of this is found in burn patterns of wildland fires. During planning stages, fire simulation is most...

Person: Hayes, Ager, Barbour, Finney
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Contemporary wood utilization research needs in the Western United States are examined in this problem analysis. Key focal areas include: A. Changes in forest management actions and policies affect forest conditions and people, which in turn affect...

Person: Monserud, Lowell, Becker, Hummel, Donoghue, Barbour, Kilborn, Nicholls, Roos, Cantrell
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Shepperd, Eskew, Jain, Graham
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS