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Rae Zimmerman

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1972 …2019
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2017

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

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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

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Open Access
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

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2015

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

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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

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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

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2012

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

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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

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2011

Chapter 6 “Climate Change and Urban Transportation Systems”

Mehrotra, S., Lefevre, B., Zimmerman, R., Gercek, H., Jacob, K. & Srinivasan, S., 2011, Climate Change and Cities First Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network. Rosenzweig, C., Solecki, W. D., Hammer, S. A. & Mehrotra, S. (eds.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, p. 145-177

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Chapter 7 “Climate Change and Human Health in Cities”

Barata, M., Ligeti, E., De Simone (Rio de Janeiro), G., Dickinson, T., Jack, D., Penney, J., Rahman, M. & Zimmerman, R., 2011, Climate Change and Cities First Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network. Rosenzweig, C., Solecki, W. D., Hammer, S. A. & Mehrotra, S. (eds.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, p. 179-213

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2010

Chapter 19: Urban Transportation

Zimmerman, R. & Restrepo, C. E., 2010, Urban Health. Global Perspectives. Vlahov, D., Boufford, J. I., Pearson, C. & Norris, L. (eds.). New York: Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Sons, p. 283-304

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The Age of Infrastructure in an Era of Security and Natural Hazards

Zimmerman, R., Restrepo, C. E. & Simonoff, J. S., Dec 2010, Aging Infrastructure: Issues, Research, and Technology. U.S. DHS & Columbia University (eds.). Washington, DC: U.S. DHS, p. 2-6 to 2-17 (Buildings and Infrastructure Protection Series ).

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2009

Understanding the Implications of Critical Infrastructure Interdependencies for Water (Online)

Zimmerman, R., Mar 15 2009, Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security. Voeller, J. G. (ed.). Vol. 3. p. 1-25

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Open Access
2008

Distribution of Federal Anti-Terrorism Funds to States in the United Statesz: A Comparison of Population, Income, and Simple Vulnerability Indicators with Infrastructure Applications

Greenberg, M. R. & Zimmerman, R., 2008, Global Terrorism: Issues and Developments. Larche, R. A. (ed.). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers Inc, p. 101-120

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Infrastructure Disruptions and Recovery Rates in Disasters

Zimmerman, R., Restrepo, C. E. & Simonoff, J. S., Mar 24 2008, ASCE Metropolitan Section Infrastructure Group Technical Seminar “New York City Infrastructure Critical Needs”. Khinda, J. S. (ed.). Brooklyn, NY: Polytechnic University of New York, p. 28-35

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2007

Vulnerability of the Elderly During Natural Hazard Events

Zimmerman, R., Restrepo, C. E., Nagorsky, B. & Culpen, A. M., Jul 11 2007, Proceedings of the Hazards and Disasters Research Meeting. Boulder, CO: Natural Hazards Center, p. 38-40

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2006

Chapter 35: Critical Infrastructure and Interdependency

Zimmerman, R., 2006, The McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Handbook. Kamien, D. G. (ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Companies, p. 523-545

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2004

Chapter 12. State of the Art and New Directions in Risk Assessment and Risk Management: Fundamental Issues of Measurement and Management

Zimmerman, R. & Cantor, R., 2004, Risk Analysis and Society: An Interdisciplinary Characterization of the Field. McDaniels, T. & Small, M. J. (eds.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, p. 451-457

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2003

Global Climate Change and Transportation Infrastructure: Lessons from the New York Area

Zimmerman, R., 2003, The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Transportation: Workshop Summary and Proceedings. Washington, DC: U.S. DOT (Center for Climate Change and Environmental Forecasting) with the U.S. EPA, U.S. DOE, U.S.GCRP, p. 91-101

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Learning from Urban Disasters: Summary of a Workshop

Restrepo, C. & Zimmerman, R., 2003, Beyond September 11th: An Account of Post-Disaster Research. Boulder, CO: University of Colorado, p. 49-80

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Public Infrastructure Service Flexibility for Response and Recovery in the September 11th, 2001 Attacks at the World Trade Center

Zimmerman, R., 2003, Beyond September 11th: An Account of Post-Disaster Research. Boulder, CO: University of Colorado, p. 241-268

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2001

Chapter 9 and Appendix 10: Institutional Decision-making

Zimmerman, R. & Cusker, M., 2001, Climate Change and a Global City: The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change. Metro East Coast. Rosenzweig, C. & Solecki, W. D. (eds.). New York, NY: Columbia Earth Institute and Goddard Institute of Space Studies, p. 9-1 to 9-25 and A11-A17

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1999

Planning and administration: Frameworks and case studies

Zimmerman, R., 1999, Natural Disaster Management. Ingleton, J. (ed.). Leicester, England: Tudor Rose, p. 225-227

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The Emerging Role of Environmental Justice in Decision-making

Sexton, K. & Zimmerman, R., 1999, Better Environmental Decisions: Strategies for Government, Businesses and Communities. Sexton, K., Marcus, A. A., Easter, W. & Burkhardt, T. (eds.). Washington, DC: Island Press, p. 419-444

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1998

Historical and Future Perspectives on Risk Perception and Communication

Zimmerman, R., Nov 23 1998, Risk Research and Management in Asian Perspective. Proceedings of the First China-Japan Conference on Risk Assessment and Management. Beijing Normal University, Society for Risk Analysis-Japan Section & Department of Earth Sciences-National Natural Science Foundation of China (eds.). Beijing, China: International Academic Publishers, p. 481-487

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Interdisciplinary Approaches to Safety and Risk in Urban Infrastructure Systems

Zimmerman, R., 1998, Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management. Mosleh, A. & Bari, R. A. (eds.). London: Springer-Verlag, Vol. 4. p. 2553-2558

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1997

Environmental Justice

Zimmerman, R., 1997, Fundamentals of Risk Analysis and Risk Management. Molak, V. (ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, p. 281-291

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1995

Farm Operator Perceptions of Water Quality Protective Pest Management Practices: Selected Survey Findings

Zimmerman, R., Lichtenberg, E., Blair, J. & Webb, B., 1995, Environmental Challenges: The Next 20 Years, National Association of Environmental Professionals 20th Annual Conference Proceedings. Washington, D.C.: NAEP, p. 780-785

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Integrating Environmental Justice (EJ) Methodologies into Environmental Impact Assessment

Zimmerman, R., 1995, Environmental Challenges: The Next 20 Years, National Association of Environmental Professionals 20th Annual Conference Proceedings. Washington, D.C.: NAEP, p. 292-302

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1994

Major Developments in Federal Legislative History

Zimmerman, R., 1994, Reporter’s Environmental Handbook. West, B., Sandman, P. & Greenberg, M. R. (eds.). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, p. 281-288

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1991

Institutional Response to Environmental Risk and Safety

Zimmerman, R., 1991, Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management. Apostolakis, G. (ed.). New York, NY: Elsevier Science Publishing, p. 557-562

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1989

Chapter 11: Public Acceptability of Alternative Hazardous Waste Management Services

Zimmerman, R., 1989, Psychosocial Effects of Hazardous Toxic Waste Disposal on Communities. Peck, D. L. (ed.). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publishers, p. 197-237

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1988

Chapter 11: Federal-State Hazardous Waste Management Policy Implementation in the Context of Risk Uncertainties

Zimmerman, R., 1988, Dimensions of Hazardous Waste Politics and Policy. Davis, C. E. & Lester, J. P. (eds.). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, p. 177-201

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Enhancement of Public Acceptability of Hazardous Waste Management Through Decentralized (On-site) Treatment and Isolated Disposal

Zimmerman, R., May 19 1988, Proceedings of the 1988 Hazardous Materials Spills Conference. Chicago, IL: American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the National Response Team

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1987

Chapter 8: Policy, Legal and Administrative Considerations for the Control of the Outdoor Environment

Zimmerman, R., 1987, Public Health and the Environment. The United States Experience. Greenberg, M. R. (ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Publications, p. 230-270

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1986

Chapter 18: The Management of Risk

Zimmerman, R., 1986, Risk Evaluation and Management. Covello, V. T., Menkes, J. & Mumpower, J. (eds.). New York, NY: Plenum Publishing Corporation, p. 435-460

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Performance of Management Strategies for Groundwater Protection: Some Illustrative Cases Involving Local Government Action

Zimmerman, R., 1986, Proceedings of the Symposium on Local Government Options for Ground Water Pollution Control. Atlanta, GA. January 16-17, 1986.

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Risk Assessment and Socioeconomic Considerations in Siting Criteria for Waste Disposal Facilities

Zimmerman, R., Apr 8 1986, Proceedings of the Symposium on the Technologies, Policies, and Implications of Hazardous Waste Management. et al. (ed.). Tuscaloosa, AL: Water Pollution Control Federation

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1985

Private Sector Response Patterns to Risks from Chemicals

Zimmerman, R., 1985, Risk Analysis in the Private Sector. Whipple, C. & Covello, V. T. (eds.). New York, NY: Plenum Publishing Corporation, p. 15-32

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1984

Infrastructure Analysis for New York State

Zimmerman, R., 1984, Hard Choices. A Report on the Increasing Gap Between America's Infrastructure Needs and Our Ability to Pay for Them. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 152 p.

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Management Systems for Low-Probability/High Consequence Events

Zimmerman, R., 1984, Low Probability/High Consequence Risk Analysis. Waller, R. A. & Covello, V. T. (eds.). New York, NY: Plenum Publishers, p. 425-454

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Pesticides Management in the United States

Zimmerman, R., Oct 28 1984, Proceedings of the First U.S.-Japan Workshop on Risk Management. Tsukuba Science City, Tsukuba, Japan. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press

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1980

From Planning to Effective Management: Problems in Transition

Zimmerman, R., 1980, Water Quality Administration. Lamb, B. L. (ed.). Ann Arbor, MI: Ann Arbor Science Publishers, p. 41-58

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1976

Systems Models for Water Resources and Water Quality Planning

Zimmerman, R. & Haith, D. A., Aug 1976, Workshop Report: Integrating Water Quality and Water and Land Resource Planning, by the Universities Council on Water Resources and the Engineering Foundation. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University

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1975

Institutional Analysis

Zimmerman, R., Sep 1975, Regional Assessment Study of the Delaware River Basin for the National Commission on Water Quality, by the National Commission on Water Quality/Betz Environmental Engineers, Inc. Springfield, VA: National Technical Information Service

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