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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Longleaf pine and ponderosa pine in the same talk? Both of these forests were often described as open and park-like. This presentation will provide a historical overview of these forests and a discussion of each species ecology and the relationship...

Person: Kush
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fire is the dominant ecological disturbance process in boreal forests (coniferous forests consisting mostly of pines, spruces, and larches) and fire frequency, size and severity are increasing in Alaska owing to climate warming. However, interactions...

Person: Falke, Gray
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Some have wondered whether the 2017 Montana fre season was a rare apocalypse or whether it was simply Nature being Nature. The short answer is, some of both. Today’s forests clearly are experiencing a highly active fre period, one of many during the...

Person: Barrett
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The incidence and degree of stand disturbance (that is, from fre, insects, and disease) are driving excess tree mortality in the Western United States. Hot and dry conditions associated with drought have stressed forests over a wide geographic area,...

Person: Briggs
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

First in a three-part video series describing the work and cutting edge risk management tools developed by the Rocky Mountain Research Station Wildfire Risk Management Science Team. The Team works with National Forests and other fire managers to plan...

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Year: 2018
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

The most common misconception of wildfire is that all fire is bad. But there are important benefits that smaller and more frequent fires offer to the environment. Matt Jolly, an ecologist at the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station,...

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Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Presented by Jill Johnstone at the 2018 Alaska Fire Science Consortium Spring Fire Science Workshop.

Person: Johnstone
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Presented by Teresa Hollingsworth. From the 2018 Alaska Society of American Foresters and Alaska Northern Forest Cooperative Annual Meeting. April 12, 2018.

Person: Hollingsworth
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

AFSC fire ecologist Randi Jandt gave a great public presentation discussing how climate is interacting with fire ecology in Alaska at her Science for Alaska lecture on February 19th.

Wildfires were in the news last fall -- again. Have you...

Person: Jandt
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Understanding ecosystem responses to compound disturbance regimes and the influence of specific sequences of events in determining ecosystem shifts remains a challenge. We use a modelling framework for Mediterranean‐type ecosystems to assess the...

Person: Batllori, De Cáceres, Brotons, Ackerly, Moritz, Lloret
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES