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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Data on fire effects and vegetation recovery are important for assessing the impacts of increasing temperatures and lightning on tundra fire regimes and the implications of increased fire in the Arctic for wildlife and ecosystem processes. This report...

Person: Jandt, Miller, Jones
Year: 2021
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire is a keystone disturbance in the boreal forest, affecting everything from public safety, to woodpecker populations, to permafrost. How settlement by European people impacted wildland fire regimes in Alaska is poorly understood because...

Person: Mann, Gaglioti, Finney, Jones, Pohlman, Wooller
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Recent large and frequent fires above the Alaskan arctic circle have forced a reassessment of the ecological and climatological importance of fire in arctic tundra ecosystems. Here we provide a general overview of the occurrence, distribution, and...

Person: Rocha, Loranty, Higuera, Mack, Hu, Jones, Breen, Rastetter, Goetz, Shaver
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Recent observations and model simulations have highlighted the sensitivity of the forest-tundra ecotone to climatic forcing. In contrast, paleoecological studies have not provided evidence of tree-line fluctuations in response to Holocene climatic...

Person: Tinner, Bigler, Gedye, Gregory-Eaves, Jones, Kaltenrieder, Krahenbuhl, Hu
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In 2007, the Anaktuvuk River Fire (ARF) became the largest recorded tundra fire on the North Slope of Alaska. The ARF burned for nearly three months, consuming more than 100,000 ha. At its peak in early September, the ARF burned at a rate of 7000 ha d-...

Person: Jones, Kolden, Jandt, Abatzoglou, Urban, Arp
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Extreme fire seasons in recent years and associated high suppression expenditures have brought about a chorus of calls for reform of federal firefighting structure and policy. Given the political nature of the topic, a critical review of past trends in...

Person: Calkin, Gebert, Jones, Neilson
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Historically the boreal forest has experienced major changes, and it remains a highly dynamic biome today. During cold phases of Quaternary climate cycles, forests were virtually absent from Alaska, and since the postglacial re-establishment of forests...

Person: Chapin, Oswood, Van Cleve, Viereck, Verbyla, Chapin, McGuire, Ruess, Walker, Boone, Edwards, Finney, Hinzman, Jones, Juday, Kasischke, Kielland, Lloyd, Oswood, Ping, Rexstad, Romanovsky, Schimel, Sparrow, Sveinbjörnsson, Valentine, Van Cleve, Verbyla, Viereck, Werner, Wurtz, Yarie
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES