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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the text (p. 34) ... 'Given the fact that climate change will cause many wildfires to burn larger and longer, the real issue in the near future will not be cost reduction or even cost containment, but rather, cost management. Expenditures may...

Person: Ingalsbee
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed burning has, in the past decade, become the focus of debate among policy makers, federal and private land managers, and the public. To manage fire effectively, the USDA Forest Service has formally recognized the need for economic analysis....

Person: Hesseln
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper is based on a survey of homeowners living adjacent to the extensive and heavily vegetated North Saskatchewan River Valley and Ravine System in Edmonton, Alberta. Residents in a random sample of 436 households adjacent to this urban natural...

Person: McGee
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The financial analysis component of the fuel synthesis project was guided by the general specifications of the broader project. The project was requested on behalf of specific users (fuel treatment planners), to address specific questions (how to...

Person: Barbour, Fight
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Looking at current and out-year budgets is a shock to the system. Believe me, I know. But it's time we all transitioned from being worried about our capability -- to taking action. And it's time to acknowledge that we...

Person: Harbour
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Beginning in 2000, wildfire policy in the United States shifted from focusing almost exclusively on suppression to embracing multiple goals, including hazardous fuels reduction, ecosystem restoration, and community assistance. Mutually reinforcing,...

Person: Steelman, Burke
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'In recent years it has become clear that past fire suppression policies have not worked as effectively as was once thought. In fact, they have had major unintended consequences, particularly on federally owned lands. For decades...

Person: Hill, Fowler, Bollea, Koralab, Lacey, Shulman, Murphy
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Nazzaro
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Line officer support and active involvement was identified as the most important common denominator of the high-performance prescribed fire programs.... This personnel interchange between units not only helps accomplish agency...

Person: Sexton
Year: 2006
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The revision of FOFEM, a national fire effects model, is described. FOFEM 5.0 will incorporate the predictions of fuel consumption, tree mortality and smoke production along with the addition of soil heating and an updated user interface. The revised...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Reinhardt, Mincemoyer, Keane
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS