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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