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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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We used a terrestrial ecosystem process model, BIOME-BGC, to investigate historical climate change and fire disturbance effects on regional carbon and water budgets within a 357,500 km2 portion of the Canadian boreal forest. Historical patterns of...

Person: Kang, Kimball, Running
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We deployed a mesonet of year-round eddy covariance towers in boreal forest stands that last burned in ~1850, ~1930, 1964, 1981, 1989, 1998, and 2003 to understand how CO2 exchange and evapotranspiration change during secondary succession. We used...

Person: Goulden, Winston, McMillan, Litvak, Read, Rocha, Elliot
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Post-fire nutrient flushes are an important precursor to secondary succession in fire-driven boreal forest. We studied the magnitude of changes in post-fire soil nutrient status across a chronosequence of ericaceous shrub-dominated boreal forest stands...

Person: Bloom, Mallik
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction (p.xv) ... 'White this book is about fire policy and fire ecology, it is also a discussion of a much larger philosophical debate over the ultimate role and influence humans should have on natural landscapes.'

Person: Wuerthner
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest fires are among the most important natural disturbances in the boreal region, but fire-initiated succession is increasingly often interrupted by salvage logging, i.e., post-fire removal of burned trees. Unfortunately, very little is known about...

Person: Koivula, Cobb, Dechene, Jacobs, Spence
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildland fires burn several hundred million hectares of vegetation every year, and increased fire activity has been reported in many global regions. Many of these fires have had serious negative impacts on human safety, health, regional economies,...

Person: Viegas, de Groot, Goldammer, Keenan, Brady, Lynham, Justice, Csiszar, O'Loughlin
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The timing of white spruce regeneration in aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) - white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss) boreal mixedwood stands is an important factor in stand development. We examined boreal mixedwood stands representing a 59-year...

Person: Peters, Macdonald, Dale
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The wisest fuel management strategies are those that yield enduring effects with limited requirement for follow-up treatment.... Today's fuels management interventions establish new fuel structures and transition stands...

Person: Keyes, Varner
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The 1988 Yellowstone Fire controversy caused the USDA Forest Service to evaluate the risks and benefits of its wildland fire use program.... After the National Fire Plan was initiated, a significant increase in wildland fire use...

Person: Sexton
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Old-growth forests provide researchers a unique setting to study the role of fire in forested ecosystems.... These wildland fire use fires have important management implications for Federal land management agencies.... Land...

Person: Laughlin, Fulé
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS