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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