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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The increasing cost of fighting wildland fire has had a negative and lasting impact on the Forest Service’s non-fire, mission critical activities. How do we evaluate the potential impacts of mitigation investments on future wildfire management costs?...

Person: Thompson, Riley, Hand, Scott
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Background: Asthma-related outcomes are regularly used by studies to investigate the association between human exposure to landscape fire smoke and health. Robust summary effect estimates are required to inform health protection policy for fire smoke...

Person: Borchers-Arriagada, Horsley, Palmer, Morgan, Tham, Johnston
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Under projected patterns of climate change, models predict an increase in wildland fire activity in Alaska, which is likely to strain the capacity of the fire governance system under current arrangements. The Alaska wildland fire governance system...

Person: Schultz, Duffy, Rutherford, Jandt, Fresco
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This study evaluates the effects of alternative fuels treatment options on wildfire acres, smoke emissions, and landscape composition, on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  It is part of the Pacific Southwest Research Station's 'Risk-Based Comparison of...

Person: Schreuder, Schaaf, Wiitala, Weise
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

This is a powerpoint slide presentation about modeling future successional trajectory and landscape flammability using the 2004 Boundary Fire in Alaska.

Person: Johnstone, Olsen, Rupp
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Boreal forest fires emit large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere primarily through the combustion of soil organic matter1,2,3. During each fire, a portion of this soil beneath the burned layer can escape combustion, leading to a net accumulation of...

Person: Walker, Baltzer, Cumming, Day, Ebert, Goetz, Johnstone, Potter, Rogers, Schuur, Turetsky, Mack
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

High-latitude regions have experienced rapid warming in recent decades, and this trend is projected to continue over the twenty-first century1. Fire is also projected to increase with warming2,3. We show here, consistent with changes during the...

Person: Mekonnen, Riley, Randerson, Grant, Rogers
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Raging wildfires have devastated vast areas of California and Australia in recent years, and predictions are that we will see more of the same in coming years as a result of climate change. But this is nothing new. Since the dawn of life on land, large...

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

Preliminary list of fire research needs in Alaska.

Person: Barnes
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Person: Elliot
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Website
Source: FRAMES