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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.


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Most grassland environments are conducive to the ignition and spread of fire. The vegetation provides flammable fuel which when burned facilitates new growth and restricts tree encroachment. The grassland community exhibits various adaptations to fire...

Person: Mooney, Bonnicksen, Christensen, Lotan, Reiners, Kucera
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS