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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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A significant amount of research has examined what motivates people living in the WUI to mitigate their wildfire risk, but drawing over-arching conclusions is difficult given the myriad of ways researchers have conceptualized and operationalized...

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

Background: There is broad recognition that fire management in the United States must fundamentally change and depart from practices that have led to an over-emphasis on suppression and limited the presence of fire in forested ecosystems. In this paper...

Person: Schultz, Thompson, McCaffrey
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Our aim was to examine the effect of a synthetic material undergarment on heat stress during exercise in a hot environment. Ten active males completed two trials of intermittent (50 min walking, 10 min sitting) treadmill walking over 3 h in 35°C and 30...

Person: Dorton, Ruby, Dumke
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The United States' National Cohesive Wildfire Management Strategy aims to achieve greater social and ecological resilience to wildfire. It also raises the question: cohesive for whom and for what purpose? In this article, we address the wildfire...

Person: Steelman, Nowell
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This aim of this study was to develop and assess the viability of a leadership scale that measures leadership from the perspective of the leader. A criterion sample was used of firefighters across USA federal land management agencies who are qualified...

Person: Waldron, Schary
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildland firefighters are exposed to wood smoke, which contains hazardous air pollutants, by suppressing thousands of wildfires across the U. S. each year. We estimated the relative risk of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality from existing...

Person: Navarro, Kleinman, Mackay, Reinhardt, Balmes, Broyles, Ottmar, Naher, Domitrovich
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This paper provides analysis of international fire service siege wildfire suppression thresholds and reports on the effect of forest fuel structure, fire weather condition and terrain on the suitability of suppression strategies. Further, this study...

Person: Penney, Habibi, Cattani
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Significant changes occurring in the wildland fire environment of the United States are generatinguncharacteristic shifts in the complexity, behavior, extent, and effects of wildfires. Increases in wildfire numbers, temporal and spatial scales, and...

Person: Zimmerman, Lasko, Kaufmann
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Treatment of natural fuels has been carried out in support of management objectives throughout the history of natural resource management across the United States. While research activities have been conducted for over 50 years, an urgent need still...

Person: Zimmerman
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES