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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 text (p.193) ... 'The objective of the present paper is to examine the fire literature to draw attention to cases where fire has lead to ecosystem degradation or where the potential for long-term degradation exists.'

Person: Holdgate, Woodman, Wein
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Laminated sediment (presumed varved) from Greenleaf Lake was examined for evidence of forest fires. A 500-year section dating approximately 770—1270 AD. was analysed for influx of pollen, charcoal, aluminum, and vanadium using decadal samples....

Person: Cwynar
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

An interactive computer program that can be used to analyse historical fire weather data and determine how frequently specific prescribed burn fire weather prescriptions have occured in the past is described. The Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut...

Person: Martell
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

It is now well established that fire plays an important part as a periodic disturbing influence on many of the forest types of North America. The species composition of such forests has undergone selection as a result of the regularity of fires during...

Person: Moore
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

'Natural resource management is an important activity in our society. The conservation and current environmental movements have emphasized the importance of sound management of natural resources. While there may be significant potential gains for...

Person: Sando
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Brotak
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Haines, Main
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Arno
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Shiplett, MacKinnon, Fischer, Neuenschwander
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Dube, Tande
Year: 1978
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS