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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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If the fire has characteristics that do not fit the historical fire regime with which the fire-adapted ecosystem has developed, then it may impact resilience and cause a shift in ecosystem characteristics.

Person: Keeley, Witter, van Mantgem
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

For many fire-adapted ecosystems, prescribed fires and managed wildfires are valuable tools for mimicking and maintaining natural fire’s full assortment of invaluable Ecosystem Services.

Person: Keeley, Witter, van Mantgem
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Forests represent a major source of carbon storage, drive numerous ecosystem processes, and have huge economic and social importance. Wildland and prescribed fires burn millions of forested acres annually, making accurate prediction of post-fire...

Person: Hood, Varner, van Mantgem
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES