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Rae Zimmerman

Research Professor

    1972 …2019
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    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

    Recovery
    Critical infrastructures
    Climate change
    Water

    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

    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
    2015

    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
    2014

    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
    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

    Mimi McCann, “Rebuild by Design nears third phase”

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

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    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

    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

    2011

    Current Risk Management Issues for Hazardous Liquids and Natural Gas Pipeline Infrastructure

    Simonoff, J. S., Restrepo, C. E. & Zimmerman, R., 2011, In : Hydrocarbon World. 2, 6, p. 72-75

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Developing coastal adaptation to climate change in the New York City infrastructure-shed: Process, approach, tools, and strategies

    Rosenzweig, C., Solecki, W. D., Blake, R., Bowman, M., Faris, C., Gornitz, V., Horton, R., Jacob, K., LeBlanc, A., Leichenko, R., Linkin, M., Major, D., O'Grady, M., Patrick, L., Sussman, E., Yohe, G. & Zimmerman, R., May 2011, In : Climatic Change. 106, 1, p. 93-127 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    stakeholder
    infrastructure
    climate change
    flooding
    extreme event

    Resource allocation, emergency response capability, and infrastructure concentration around vulnerable sites

    Simonoff, J. S., Restrepo, C. E., Zimmerman, R., Naphtali, Z. S. & Willis, H. H., May 2011, In : Journal of Risk Research. 14, 5, p. 597-613 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Resource allocation
    infrastructure
    resources
    Critical infrastructures
    Disasters

    To leave an area after disaster: How evacuees from the WTC buildings left the WTC area following the attacks

    Zimmerman, R. & Sherman, M. F., May 2011, In : Risk Analysis. 31, 5, p. 787-804 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Construction Industry
    Disasters
    Communication
    Aptitude
    Emergencies
    2010

    Darius Dixon of ClimateWire, “Sea levels are rising, but so is New Yorkers' awareness of climate change”

    Zimmerman, R., Aug 25 2010, New York Times.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Emily Yang, “In an effort to be green, student volunteers paint rooftops white”

    Zimmerman, R., Sep 27 2010, Washington Square News.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Michiko Kakutani, “Warming is Real. Now What?” by Books of The Times

    Zimmerman, R., Aug 2 2010, New York Times.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Risk communication for catastrophic events: Results from focus groups

    Zimmerman, R., Restrepo, C. E., Culpen, A., Remington, W. E., Kling, A., Portelli, I. & Foltin, G. L., Oct 2010, In : Journal of Risk Research. 13, 7, p. 913-935 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    risk communication
    event
    Communication
    Group
    Focus groups

    Risk management of cost consequences in natural gas transmission and distribution infrastructures

    Simonoff, J. S., Restrepo, C. E. & Zimmerman, R., Mar 2010, In : Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 23, 2, p. 269-279 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Natural Gas
    natural gas
    risk management
    Risk Management
    Risk management
    2009

    Allocating U.S. Department of Homeland Security funds to States with explicit equity, population and energy facility security criteria

    Greenberg, M., Irving, W. & Zimmerman, R., Dec 2009, In : Socio-Economic Planning Sciences. 43, 4, p. 229-239 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Homeland Security
    Equity
    Homelands
    equity
    Population Size

    Amanda Kersey, “Data says state buildings not green yet”

    Zimmerman, R., Mar 24 2009, Washington Square News.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Causes, cost consequences, and risk implications of accidents in US hazardous liquid pipeline infrastructure

    Restrepo, C. E., Simonoff, J. S. & Zimmerman, R., May 2009, In : International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection. 2, 1-2, p. 38-50 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Accidents
    Infrastructure
    Pipelines
    Liquid
    Liquids

    Infrastructure Age, Security and Natural Hazards

    Zimmerman, R., Restrepo, C. E. & Simonoff, J. S., Oct 2009, The CIP Report, 8, 4, p. 18,28,29.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Making infrastructure competitive in an urban world

    Zimmerman, R., Nov 2009, In : Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 626, 1, p. 226-241 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    infrastructure
    renewable resources
    threat
    innovation
    energy

    Simon Akam, “Report Finds L.I. Beach Plagued By Pollution”

    Zimmerman, R., Jul 29 2009, The New York Times.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Transportation density and opportunities for expediting recovery to promote security

    Zimmerman, R. & Simonoff, J. S., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Applied Security Research. 4, 1-2, p. 48-59 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    infrastructure
    Recovery
    September 11, 2001
    transportation system
    threat
    2008

    Ken Belson, “Tunnel Milestone, and More to Come”

    Zimmerman, R., Apr 6 2008, The New York Times.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Mike Muller, “A City by the Sea -- or Under It?”

    Zimmerman, R., Mar 10 2008, Gotham Gazette.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Mike Muller, “Preparing for the Great New York Earthquake”

    Zimmerman, R., Sep 29 2008, Gotham Gazette.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Optimal resource allocation for defense of targets based on differing measures of attractiveness

    Bier, V. M., Haphuriwat, N., Menoyo, J., Zimmerman, R. & Culpen, A. M., Jun 2008, In : Risk Analysis. 28, 3, p. 763-770 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Resource Allocation
    Budgets
    Cost effectiveness
    social attraction
    Resource allocation

    Ruschell Boone, “City Reflects On Lessons From 2003 Blackout”

    Zimmerman, R., Aug 13 2008, NY1.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    2007

    American Public Transportation Association (APTA), “Forum Addresses Transit's Role in Greenhouse Gas Reduction”

    Zimmerman, R., Oct 15 2007, Passenger Transport.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Bill Sanderson, “Even More ‘Dark’ Days Lie Ahead”

    Zimmerman, R., Jul 13 2007, New York Post.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle