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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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

The following list of research topics was generated by agencies within AWFCG during 2005.  The topics were ranked originally by the AWFCG Fire Research and Development Committee (FRDAC) and finally by the AWFCG members.  Ranking was as follows:  3=...

Person: York
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In 1998, the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) was statutorily authorized as a joint partnership between the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. The program provides leadership to the wildland fire...

Person: Gucker
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Charles Ruffner's (Southern Illinois University) presentation to the 2019 Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference in State College, PA

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

What factors may influence new fires burning into or being slowed by previous fire scars? How long can we consider fire scars a fuel barrier? More and more area in Alaska seems to be burning in close succession, or "repeat burns."

Person: Barnes, Ziel
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Most people familiar with the Weeks Act of 1911 associate it with the establishment of national forests in the Eastern United States. However, the Weeks Act did more for eastern forest conservation than fund the purchase of private forest lands by the...

Person: Southard
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Like many of us at the Forest Service, I started my career in fire, and I have always relied on Smokey Bear. Fire prevention is part of our cultural DNA.

Person: Christiansen
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A review of weather factors important to predicting tundra fire spread from a study by NOAA Hollings Scholar James White of Ohio State University.

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

If the fire has characteristics that do not fit the historical fire regime with which the fire-adapted ecosystem has developed, then it may impact resilience and cause a shift in ecosystem characteristics.

Person: Keeley, Witter, van Mantgem
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES