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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 ... 'Management reform in the United States has failed, not because of policy, but owing to lack of coordinated pressure sufficient to overcome entrenched agency disincentive to working with fire. Responding to established research,...

Person: North, Stephens, Collins, Agee, Aplet, Franklin, Fulé
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The Wildfire Act is supported by the Fire Suppression Funding Solutions Partner Caucus and has been deemed especially critical in the face of global climate change. The Forest Service states that as a result of a changing...

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Year: 2014
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In this article, we consider wildfire risk management decisions using a dynamic stochastic model of homeowner interaction in a setting where spatial externalities arise. Our central objective is to apply observations from the social science literature...

Person: Busby, Amacher, Haight
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire as a wildfire risk mitigation tool is receiving increasing attention in the United States after a century of emphasis on suppression. A dynamic economic model of prescribed fire use, precaution, and timing is developed and applied to...

Person: Yoder
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Increasing private wildfire risk mitigation is an important part of the larger forest restoration policy challenge. Data from an economic experiment are used to evaluate the effectiveness of providing fuel reductions on public land adjacent to private...

Person: Prante, Little, Jones, McKee, Berrens
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We outline an approach for developing and comparing silvicultural alternatives. The approach has multiple advantages, including explicit links between goals, management approaches, and outcomes; efficient development of alternative means of...

Person: Long, Smith, Roberts
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

The National Fire and Fire Surrogate (FFS) study is described, from its conceptual stage in early 1996 to the completion of its short-term phase in May 2006. Comprising 12 sites, the FFS study is a comprehensive multidisciplinary experiment designed to...

Person: McIver, Weatherspoon
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

Wildfire, like many natural hazards, affects large landscapes with many landowners and the risk individual owners face depends on both individual and collective protective actions. In this study, we develop a spatially explicit game theoretic model to...

Person: Busby, Albers
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS