Project


Title

Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge Fire History Study
Contact(s):
  • Stacy A. Drury
    US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • aspen
  • black spruce
  • dendrochronological reconstruction
  • fire management
  • fire regime
  • interior Alaska
  • Picea glauca
  • Picea mariana
  • Populus tremuloides
  • white spruce
Region(s):
Record Maintained By:
Record Last Modified: November 12, 2015
FRAMES Record Number: 9904

Description

This project analyzed fire history patterns within the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge of interior Alaska. Tree ring samples were collected during 1999, and standard dendrochronological methods were used to date 40 fires on 27 landscape points within the refuge boundaries.