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Subject:  Re: Wildfire tracking... Date:  12/13/2012  9:24 PM
Author:  jck101 Number:  39801 of 64508

The subject of firestorms and global warming came up in the context of what we cannot do with current woodland fire models. I was trying to give the reporter an idea of the limits of our research program. Despite the interest of the reporter, firestorms and the influence of global warming are completely beyond our scope, and we did not propose to address these subjects. They were never even mentioned, and properly so.

Here is where my confusion is then:

"There's some similarity between epidemics of infectious diseases and wildfires," Cobb said. "They both need fuel. In the cases