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Literature synthesis / review / research design
The goal of this project was to compile and synthesize existing Alaska boreal forest fire history literature and datasets. This includes a literature review and synthesis of publications related to fire regimes in boreal forests in Alaska (the pending general technical report "Fire Regimes of the Alaskan Boreal Forest"), and incorporation of the reference information into the . Fourteen existing published and unpublished fire history (or stand age) datasets were compiled (and as necessary, processed) into the standardized , and data summarized by plot are available through a dynamic map interface (within the ). Data compiled in the Alaska Fire History Database has also been submitted to the (IMPD). Finally, some of the project funds were used to clean up and improve data within the , a database started in the early 1990s that includes reported fire locations since 1939 and fire perimeters since 1942.
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(zip; 2.5 MB) the draft literature review and synthesis. Below, get more information about the fire history studies included in the Alaska Fire History Database and the "Fire Regimes of the Alaskan Boreal Forest" literature review and synthesis. (pdf; 2.1 MB) the final report to the JFSP.
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