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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Treatment of natural fuels has been carried out in support of management objectives throughout the history of natural resource management across the United States. While research activities have been conducted for over 50 years, an urgent need still...

Person: Zimmerman
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES

This project provided an integrated assessment of the effects of fires under different future climate and population scenarios on fine particulate matter mass (PM2.5) and ozone (O3) at global scale, with a particular focus on the United States. We...

Person: Val Martin, Pierce, Heald
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES

This publication contains tabular data used to evaluate the effects of fuel treatments and previously burned areas on daily wildland fire management costs. The data represent daily Forest Service fire management costs for a sample of 56 fires that...

Person: Barnett, Naughton, Parks, Miller
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES

This data publication contains a spatial database of wildfires that occurred in the United States from 1992 to 2015. It is the third update of a publication originally generated to support the national Fire Program Analysis (FPA) system. The wildfire...

Person: Short
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES

The volatile nature of biomass burning organics may complicate the evolution of organics in laboratory smog-chamber experiments and in ambient plumes. We simulate the evolution of organic mass (including gas and particles) in the chamber experiments...

Person: Bian, Jather, Kodros, Barsanti, Hatch, May, Kreidenweis, Pierce
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES

Wind and slope interaction effects on rate of spread, flame length and flame angle were examined in 65 fires in an open-topped tilting wind tunnel. Fuel beds consisted of vertically-oriented birch sticks and horizontally oriented aspen excelsior. A...

Person: Weise
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES

The wildland-urban interface (WUI) is the area where houses meet or intermingle with undeveloped wildland vegetation. This makes the WUI a focal area for human-environment conflicts such as wildland fires, habitat fragmentation, invasive species, and...

Person: Martinuzzi, Stewart, Helmers, Mockrin, Hammer, Radeloff
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES

This data product contains a spatial database of wildfires that occurred in the United States from 1992 to 2013, generated for the national Fire Program Analysis (FPA) system. The wildfire records were acquired from the reporting systems of federal,...

Person: Short
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES

This data product contains a spatial database of wildfires that occurred in the United States from 1992 to 2012, generated for the national Fire Program Analysis (FPA) system. The wildfire records were acquired from the reporting systems of federal,...

Person: Short
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES

Smoke emission factors (EFs) have been developed for a variety of wildland fuels beginning in the late 1960s. Many of these EFs have been presented in a variety of outlets and there is no centralized repository containing many of the EFs developed in...

Person: Lincoln, Hao, Weise, Johnson
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES