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Rae Zimmerman

Research Professor

1972 …2019
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Research Output 1972 2019

2019

A framework for sustained climate assessment in the United States

Moss, R. H., Avery, S., Baja, K., Burkett, M., Chischilly, A. M., Dell, J., Fleming, P. A., Geil, K., Jacobs, K., Jones, A., Knowlton, K., Koh, J., Lemos, M. C., Melillo, J., Pandya, R., Richmond, T. C., Scarlett, L., Snyder, J., Stults, M., Waple, A. & 16 others, Whitehead, J., Zarrilli, D., Fox, J., Ganguly, A., Joppa, L., Julius, S., Kirshen, P., Kreutter, R., McGovern, A., Meyer, R., Neumann, J., Solecki, W., Smith, J., Tissot, P., Yohe, G. & Zimmerman, R., May 2019, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 100, 5, p. 897-907 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate

Evaluating knowledge to support climate action: A framework for sustained assessment. Report of an independent advisory committee on applied climate assessment

Moss, R. H., Avery, S., Baja, K., Burkett, M., Chischilly, A. M., Dell, J., Fleming, P. A., Geil, K., Jacobs, K., Jones, A., Knowlton, K., Koh, J., Lemos, M. C., Melillo, J., Pandya, R., Richmond, T. C., Scarlett, L., Snyder, J., Stults, M., Waple, A. M. & 17 others, Whitehead, J., Zarrilli, D., Ayyub, B. M., Fox, J., Ganguly, A., Joppa, L., Julius, S., Kirshen, P., Kreutter, R., McGovern, A., Meyer, R., Neumann, J., Solecki, W., Smith, J., Tissot, P., Yohe, G. & Zimmerman, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Weather, Climate, and Society. 11, 3, p. 465-487 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate
project studies
artificial intelligence
local participation
civil society

Extreme events and climate adaptation-mitigation linkages: Understanding low-carbon transitions in the era of global urbanization

Solecki, W., Grimm, N., Marcotullio, P., Boone, C., Lobo, J., Luque, A., Romero-Lankao, P., Young, A., Zimmerman, R., Breitzer, R., Griffith, C. & Aylett, A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change. e616.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

extreme event
urbanization
mitigation
climate
event

Green infrastructure financing as an imperative to achieve green goals

Zimmerman, R., Brenner, R. & Abella, J. L., Mar 1 2019, In : Climate. 7, 3, 39.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
infrastructure
financing
cost
project
pavement

New York City Panel on Climate Change 2019 Report Chapter 6: Community-Based Assessments of Adaptation and Equity

Foster, S., Leichenko, R., Nguyen, K. H., Blake, R., Kunreuther, H., Madajewicz, M., Petkova, E. P., Zimmerman, R., Corbin-Mark, C., Yeampierre, E., Tovar, A., Herrera, C. & Ravenborg, D., Mar 1 2019, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1439, 1, p. 126-173 48 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Climate Change
Climate change
Equity

New York City Panel on Climate Change 2019 Report Chapter 7: Resilience Strategies for Critical Infrastructures and Their Interdependencies

Zimmerman, R., Foster, S., González, J. E., Jacob, K., Kunreuther, H., Petkova, E. P. & Tollerson, E., Mar 1 2019, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1439, 1, p. 174-229 56 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Critical infrastructures
Climate Change
Climate change
Resilience
Interdependencies

New York City Panel on Climate Change 2019 Report Chapter 8: Indicators and Monitoring

Blake, R., Jacob, K., Yohe, G., Zimmerman, R., Manley, D., Solecki, W. & Rosenzweig, C., Mar 1 2019, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1439, 1, p. 230-279 50 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Climate Change
Climate change
Monitoring
2018
Dynamic models
food
Water
energy
water

Interdependent Infrastructure as Linked Social, Ecological, and Technological Systems (SETSs) to Address Lock-in and Enhance Resilience

Markolf, S. A., Chester, M. V., Eisenberg, D. A., Iwaniec, D. M., Davidson, C. I., Zimmerman, R., Miller, T. R., Ruddell, B. L. & Chang, H., Dec 1 2018, In : Earth's Future. 6, 12, p. 1638-1659 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infrastructure
vulnerability
weather
climate change
climate
2017

Benefits and Needs for an Integrated Approach to Cyber-Physical Security for Transportation

Zimmerman, R. & Dinning, M., 2017, TRNews, National Academies, Transportation Research Board.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Chapter 12: “Energy Transformation in Cities”

Marcotullio, P. J., Sarzynski, A., Sperling, J., Chavez, A., Estiri, H., Pathak, M. & Zimmerman, R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) Climate Change and Cities: Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network. Rosenzweig, C., Solecki, W., Romero-Lankao, P., Mehrotra, S., Dhakal, S. & Ali Ibrahim, S. (eds.). Cambridge, UK and New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, Columbia University

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Recovery
Critical infrastructures
Climate change
Water

Effective public service communication networks for climate change adaptation

Zimmerman, R., Jan 1 2017, Climate Change Management. Springer , p. 241-259 19 p. (Climate Change Management).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

communication network
public service
communication
extreme event
climate change

Effective Public Service Communication Networks for Climate Change Adaptation

Zimmerman, R., 2017, Climate Change Adaptation in North America: experiences, case studies and best practice. Leal Filho, W. & Keenan, J. M. (eds.). Berlin: Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access

Financing sustainable infrastructure: Reconciling disaster and traditional financial resources

Zimmerman, R., Jan 1 2017, International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017: Policy, Finance, and Education - Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2017. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 176-187 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Disasters
Budget control
Hurricanes
Insurance
Sustainable development

Newsletter: A New Role for Rail Transit: Evacuation (#109)

Zimmerman, R., Restrepo, C. E., Joseph, R. A. & Llopis, L., Apr 2017, UTC Spotlight University Transportation Centers Program.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationLetter

The Transit-Jobs Nexus: Insights for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)

Zimmerman, R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Fordham Urban Law Journal. XLIV, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Chapter 32: Resilient Urban Infrastructure for Adapting to Extreme Environmental Disruptions

Zimmerman, R., 2016, The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization and Global Environmental Change. Seto, K. C., Solecki, W. D. & Griffith, C. A. (eds.). New York, NY: Routledge, p. 488-512

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Mark Chiusano, “It’s in the Water” (Online)

Zimmerman, R., Apr 8 2016, amNewYork.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Promoting resilience for food, energy, and water interdependencies

Zimmerman, R., Zhu, Q. & Dimitri, C., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. 6, 1, p. 50-61 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resilience
food
energy
water
organic farming

Chapter 12: Urban Energy

Zimmerman, R., 2015, ARC3.2 Summary for City Leaders. Urban Climate Change Research Network. Rosenzweig, C., Solecki, W., Romero-Lankao, P., Mehrotra, S., Dhakal, S., Bowman, T. & Ali Ibrahim, S. (eds.). New York, NY: Columbia University, p. 14-15

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Chapter 5: Climate Change and Infrastructure Adaptation in Coastal New York City

Solecki, W. W., Rosenzweig, C., Gornitz, V., Horton, R., Major, D., Patrick, L. & Zimmerman, R., 2015, Climate Change and the Coast. Building Resilient Communities. Glavovic, B., Kay, R., Kelly, M. & Travers, A. (eds.). London, UK: Taylor & Francis Group, CRC Press, p. 125-146

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Danielle Furfaro, “Experts: LaGuardia makeover will take longer than expected”

Zimmerman, R., Aug 3 2015, New York Post.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Multimodal transit connectivity for flexibility in extreme events

Zimmerman, R., Restrepo, C. E., Sellers, J., Amirapu, A., Pearson, T. R. & Kates, H. B., 2015, In : Transportation Research Record. 2532, p. 64-73 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disasters
Rails
Intermodal transportation
Availability
Critical infrastructures

Summary Report

Marcotullio, P. J., Sarzynski, A., Sperling, J., Chavez, A., Estiri, H., Pathak, M. & Zimmerman, R., Dec 2015, (Accepted/In press) Climate Change and Cities: Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network. Rosenzweig, C., Solecki, W., Romero-Lankao, P., Mehrotra, S., Dhakal, S. & Ali Ibrahim, S. (eds.). Cambridge, UK and New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, Columbia University

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Climate change and infrastructure adaptation in coastal New York City

Solecki, W., Rosenzweig, C., Gornitz, V., Horton, R., Major, D. C., Patrick, L. & Zimmerman, R., Jan 1 2014, Climate Change and the Coast: Building Resilient Communities. CRC Press, p. 125-147 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Climate change
Critical infrastructures
Sea level
Planning

David Gura, “Why ‘infrastructure’ may be the new political buzzword”

Zimmerman, R., May 14 2014, Marketplace.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Planning Restoration of Vital Infrastructure Services Following Hurricane Sandy: Lessons Learned for Energy and Transportation

Zimmerman, R., Aug 2014, J. Extreme Events, 1, 2.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Strategies and considerations for investing in sustainable city infrastructure

Zimmerman, R., Jun 27 2014, Elgar Companion to Sustainable Cities: Strategies, Methods and Outlook. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., p. 133-153 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

infrastructure
Investing
2013

Colin Sullivan, “CITIES: Experts praise Bloomberg's climate plan but worry about his short remaining term”

Zimmerman, R., Jun 24 2013, ClimateWire.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Crisis Communications

Zimmerman, R., 2013, SAGE Encyclopedia of Crisis Management. Penuel, K. B., Statler, M. & Hagen, R. (eds.). Sage Publications, p. 188-193

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Mimi McCann, “Rebuild by Design nears third phase”

Zimmerman, R., Oct 16 2013, Washington Square News.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Network attributes of critical infrastructure, vulnerability, and consequence assessment

Zimmerman, R., 2013, Safety, Reliability, Risk and Life-Cycle Performance of Structures and Infrastructures - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, ICOSSAR 2013. p. 2777-2782 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Critical infrastructures
Terrorism
Risk assessment
Hazards
Accidents
2012

Amanda Young, “Consortium marks 10 years of research, growth”

Zimmerman, R., Nov 2 2012, The Dartmouth.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Asthma Hospital Admissions and Ambient Air Pollutant Concentrations in New York City

Restrepo, C., Simonoff, J., Thurston, G. & Zimmerman, R., 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Protection. 3, 29, p. 1102-1116

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Chapter 20: Critical Infrastructure and Interdependency Revisited

Zimmerman, R., 2012, The McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Handbook . Kamien, D. G. (ed.). 2nd ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, p. 437-460

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Chapter 35: Critical Infrastructure and Interdependency (Updated version)

Zimmerman, R., 2012, The McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Handbook. Kamien, D. G. (ed.). 2nd ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Companies, p. 523-545

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Claire Zajdel, “City announces water efficiency program”

Zimmerman, R., Mar 26 2012, Washington Square News.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Jessie Morrison, "Green appliance rebates successful"

Zimmerman, R., Mar 29 2012, Washington Square News.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Laura Entis, “MTA responds quickly to Sandy, subway service returning to N.Y.”

Zimmerman, R., Nov 15 2012, Washington Square News.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Robert Polner, “Wagner’s Rae Zimmerman Makes a Case for New Planning and Policy in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy”

Zimmerman, R., 2012, NYU Research Digest, 9, 1, p. 5,29.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Tony Chau, “Sandy Raises Concerns about Climate Change”

Zimmerman, R., Nov 6 2012, Washington Square News.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

transportation policy
transportation planning
policy making
book
planning