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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Is the risk of death the same when implementing "planned events"? What do the numbers we have as well as some specific events have say about that?  Travis Dotson will provide prescribed fire practitioners a few specific elements to consider related to...

Person: Dotson, Carroll
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildland‐urban interface (WUI) fire incidents are likely to become more severe and will affect more and more people. Given their scale and complexity, WUI incidents require a multidomain approach to assess their impact and the effectiveness of any...

Person: Gwynne, Ronchi, Bénichou, Kinateder, Kuligowski, Gomaa, Adelzadeh
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Our aim was to examine the effect of a synthetic material undergarment on heat stress during exercise in a hot environment. Ten active males completed two trials of intermittent (50 min walking, 10 min sitting) treadmill walking over 3 h in 35°C and 30...

Person: Dorton, Ruby, Dumke
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland firefighters are exposed to wood smoke, which contains hazardous air pollutants, by suppressing thousands of wildfires across the U. S. each year. We estimated the relative risk of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality from existing...

Person: Navarro, Kleinman, Mackay, Reinhardt, Balmes, Broyles, Ottmar, Naher, Domitrovich
Year: 2019
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

The Minimum Acceptable Visibility (MAV) table was originally provided by the California Highway Patrol in response to an inquiry  relative to acceptable highway visibility reduction caused by smoke. The table was included in chapter two of the 1991...

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Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Module Operations standardizes procedures and expectations for Wildland Fire Modules (WFMs). These standards are to be used by staff, supervisors, specialists, and technicians for planning, administering, and...

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Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Conduct your home risk assessment on Wildfire Prep Day.

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Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Researchers and managers increasingly recognize enterprise risk management as critical to addressing contemporary fire management challenges. Quantitative wildfire risk assessments contribute by parsing and mapping potentially contradictory positive...

Person: Dunn, O'Connor, Reilly, Calkin, Thompson
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Every year, 600,000 Americans over 70 years old stop driving every year. In 1970, blue-collar jobs were 31.2% of total nonfarm employment. By 2016, their share had fallen to 13.6%. The number of days reaching 'Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups' Level or...

Person: Lasky
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES