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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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... 'The press and politicians called fire season 2000 'a natural disaster.' The fires were natural, but the 'disaster' was how much the United States spent to fight them.'

Person: Williams
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Executive Summary (p.iv) ... 'A coordinated program of research on the 1988 fires should be intiated immediately. The essential ingredients for such a program include an ecosystem approach to provide conceptual integration and operational...

Person: Christensen, Agee, Brussard, Hughes, Knight, Minshall, Peek, Pyne, Swanson, Wells, Thomas, Williams, Wright
Year: 1989
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Williams
Year: 1989
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From page 1: 'Evidence for the purposeful use of fire by American Indians--also termed Native Americans, Indigenous People, and First Nations/People in many ecosystems has been easy to document but difficult to substantiate. Many researchers and...

Person: Williams
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire performs many beneficial ecosystem functions in dry forests and rangelands across much of North America. In the last century, however, the role of fire has been dramatically altered by numerous anthropogenic factors acting as root causes of the...

Person: DellaSala, Williams, Williams, Franklin
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS