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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The Smoke and Roadway Safety Guide provides wildland fire personnel the tools and methods to effectively plan and forecast for roadway smoke impacts and to monitor, respond to, and mitigate smoke on roadways to reduce the risk to the public and fire...

Person: Curcio, Mueller, Lahm, Fitch, Hyde
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Fire Continuum Conference, co-sponsored by the Association for Fire Ecology and the International Association of Wildland Fire, was designed to cover both the biophysical and human dimensions aspects of fire along the fire continuum. This...

Person: Hood, Drury, Steelman, Steffens
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In 2015, researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Human Dimensions Program (hereafter U.S. Forest Service), and the University of Córdoba, Forest Engineering Department, Forest Fire Laboratory...

Person: Rodríguez y Silva, Molina Martínez, Thompson, O'Connor
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Historically, wildland fire fundamentally shaped the American landscape, and it continues to do so today in a highly modified environment. Forest, brush, and range fires were common in 'presettlement' times, and the American Indians realized the...

Person: Christiansen
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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This paper reviews the most recent literature related to the use of remote sensing (RS) data in wildland fire management.

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Studies dealing with pre-fire assessment, active fire detection, and fire effect...

Person: Chuvieco, Aguado, Salas, García, Yebra, Oliva
Year: 2020
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

Discusses the conditions, planning, and circumstances involved in managing naturally ignited wildfire as a strategic choice to achieve forest resource management objectives. One in a series of fire FAQs that are based on questions that Forest &...

Person: Berger, Fitzgerald, Leavell
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Managers and owners of forests across the Nation face urgent challenges, among them catastrophic wildfires, invasive species, drought, and epidemics of forest insects and disease. Of particular concern are longer fire seasons and the rising size and...

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Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

With all of the tools, supplies and gear that fire managers need, the last thing you would expect them to take to a wildfire is a book. But Steve Taylor’s little red book, Field Guide to the Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System, has...

Person: Taylor, Alexander, Greebe
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A lengthening of the fire season, coupled with higher temperatures, increases the probability of fires throughout much of western North America. Although regional variation in the frequency of fires is well established, attempts to predict the...

Person: Waring, Coops
Year: 2016
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS