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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Direct flame contact, radiant heat, and burning firebrands (or embers) have been identified as three principal ways that cause fire spread in the wildland and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI). However, only burning firebrands can initiate a new spot fire...

Person: Zhou, Quarles, Weise
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A computational study was performed to improve our understanding of the ignition of live fuel in the forced ignition and flame spread test apparatus, a setup where the impact of the heating mode is investigated by subjecting the fuel to forced...

Person: Anand, Shotorban, Mahalingam, McAllister, Weise
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The 3D structure of a fire front propagating through a homogeneous porous solid-fuel layer was studied numerically at laboratory and field scales. At laboratory scale, wind-tunnel fires propagating through laser-cut cardboard fuel were numerically...

Person: Frangieh, Accary, Morvan, Meradji, Bessonov
Year: 2020
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

This is a key note presentation by Michael Rains, presented at the Fire and Aquatic Ecosystem Workshop, held April 22-24, 2002 in Boise, Idaho. This presentation outlines the fundamental premise, long-term goals, key points, current and proposed...

Person: Rains
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Presentation given at the Fifth Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology and 2nd International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress, November 2003.

Person: Wimberly, Ohmann, Pierce, Gregory, Fried
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Presentation given at the Joint Fire Science Program Principal Investigator Workshop, April 2004.

Person: Ohmann, Pierce, Gregory, Wimberly, Fried
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

This is a power point presentation describing the Interagency Fuels Treatment Decision Support System. It gives an introduction and background for the project, describes what it does for users and how it is related to other systems, describes the...

Person: Rauscher, Cissel, Swedberg, Funk, Raffuse, Drury, Chinkin
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Solutions to the wildland-urban interface or intermix (WUI) fire problem may vary considerably across ecosystems. A case in point is the boreal forest regions of northern Canada and Alaska - i.e., 'northern solutions are needed for northern problems'....

Person: Alexander
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES