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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

Fire management in protected areas faces mounting obstacles as climate change alters disturbance regimes, resources are diverted to fighting wildfires, and more people live along the boundaries of parks. Evidence-based prescribed fire management and...

Person: Inglis, Vukomanovic
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Trends in regional fire cycles for Alaska, 1943-2016, were analyzed by Thomas Paragi, Alaska Department of Fish & Game,  Maija Wehmas, Alaska Fire Science Consortium, and David Verbyla, University of Alaska Fairbanks

The methodology/figures/...

Person: Grabinski, Grabinski, Wehmas, Verbyla, Jandt, Paragi
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Boreal forest fire history is typically reconstructed using tree-ring based time since last fire (TSLF) frequency distributions from across the landscape. We employed stochastic landscape fire simulations to assess how large a study area and how many...

Person: Wei, Larsen
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Each wildfire has its own “history”, burns under specific conditions and leads to unique environmental impacts. Information on where and when it has started and its duration is important to improve understanding on the dynamics of individual wildfires...

Person: Benali, Russo, Sá, Pinto, Price, Koutsias, Pereira
Year: 2016
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Human-induced vegetation fires destroy a large amount of biomass each year and thus constitute an important fraction of the human interference with the energy flows of terrestrial ecosystems. This paper presents a quantification of the biomass burned...

Person: Lauk, Erb
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Extreme wildfires have substantial economic, social and environmental impacts, but there is uncertainty whether such events are inevitable features of the Earth’s fire ecology or a legacy of poor management and planning. We identify 478 extreme...

Person: Bowman, Williamson, Abatzoglou, Kolden, Cochrane, Smith
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

INTRODUCTION: Fire in the interior basin of Alaska is commonplace. Lightning- and man-caused fires have burned and reburned millions of acres. Despite their commonness and extensiveness, the specific history and characteristics of a fire as the relate...

Person: Johnson
Year: 1964
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Extensive bibliographic list of references on Alaska wildfire from the Geophysical Institute.

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Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

An assessment of outcomes from research projects funded by the Joint Fire Science Program was conducted to determine whether or not science has been used to inform management and policy decisions and to explore factors that facilitate use of fire...

Person: Hunter
Year: 2016
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES