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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Resilience has become a common goal for science-based natural resource management, particularly in the context of changing climate and disturbance regimes. Integrating varying perspectives and definitions of resilience is a complex and often...

Person: Higuera, Metcalf, Miller, Buma, McWethy, Metcalf, Ratajczak, Nelson, Chaffin, Stedman, McCaffrey, Schoennagel, Harvey, Hood, Schultz, Black, Campbell, Haggerty, Keane, Krawchuk, Kulig, Rafferty, Virapongse
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Webinar with Robert (Zeke) Ziel, Laurie Kurth, and Lisa Saperstein. Organized by the Fire Modeling and Analysis Committee. Recorded on May 24, 2016.

  • Robert (Zeke) Ziel: Using FFMC and DMC to assess fuel moisture and use of BUI to help...
Person: Ziel, Kurth, Saperstein
Year: 2016
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Alaska Fire Modeling and Analysis Committee Webinar: DOF and AFS GIS servers

Webinar by Dan LaBarre and Jennifer Jenkins

Person: Jenkins, LaBarre
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildland firebrands are known to ignite materials in attic spaces of homes. To clarify the effects of choices in attic insulation materials for homes located at the wildland urban interface, this study seeks to characterize the effects of firebrand...

Person: Wessies, Chang, Marr, Ezekoye
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A significant amount of research has examined what motivates people living in the WUI to mitigate their wildfire risk, but drawing over-arching conclusions is difficult given the myriad of ways researchers have conceptualized and operationalized...

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

The effects of heat stress are spatially heterogeneous owing to local variations in climate response, population density, and social conditions. Using global climate and impact models from the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project, our...

Person: Sun, Miao, Hanel, Borthwick, Duan, Ji, Li
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: There is broad recognition that fire management in the United States must fundamentally change and depart from practices that have led to an over-emphasis on suppression and limited the presence of fire in forested ecosystems. In this paper...

Person: Schultz, Thompson, McCaffrey
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This paper presents a framework for assessing the physical consistency between time-series of several satellite-based surface albedo and burned area products at global scale. The methodology evaluates the level of agreement of temporal change between...

Person: Mota, Gobron, Cappucci, Morgan
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire is a necessary ecosystem process in many biomes and is best viewed as a natural disturbance that is beneficial to ecosystem functioning. However, increasingly, we are seeing human interference in fire regimes that alters the historical range of...

Person: Keeley, Pausas
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