Books

American Climate Prospectus Houser, T, R. Kopp, S. Hsiang, R. Muir-Wood, K. Larsen, D.J. Rasmussen, M. Delgado, A. Jina, S. Mohan, P. Wilson, M. Mastrandrea, and J. Rising, 2015: Economic Risks of Climate Change: an American Prospectus. New York, NY: Columbia University Press. Amazon, Columbia Press

Press Coverage: NYT, Economist, FT, Bloomberg, NPR, WSJ, WP, Nat Geo

Cited by President Barack Obama’s 2016 Federal Budget

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Sandy-like Floods NYC

D.J. Rasmussen, K. Bittermann, M.K. Buchanan, S. Kulp, B.H. Strauss, R.E. Kopp, and M. Oppenheimer, 2018: Extreme sea level implications of 1.5 °C, 2.0 °C, and 2.5 °C temperature stabilization targets in the 21st and 22nd century. Environ. Res. Lett. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aaac87 PDF, CODE

Press Coverage: PU, NYT Sea Level and Population

Science

Hsiang, S.M., R.E. Kopp, A.S. Jina, J. Rising, M. Delgado, S. Mohan, D.J. Rasmussen, R. Muir-Wood, P. Wilson, M. Oppenheimer, K. Larsen and T. Houser, 2017: Economic damage from climate change in the United States. Science. doi:10.1126/science.aal4369 LINK, DATA SET, CODE

Press Coverage: NYT, Front Page, Economist, MJ, The Atlantic, NPR, WP, AP, PAW

Altmetric’s Top 100 Research Findings of 2017

Blog Post

NYT Front Page

D.J. Rasmussen, M. Meinshausen, and R.E. Kopp, 2016: Probability-weighted ensembles of U.S. county-level climate projections for climate risk analysis. J. Appl. Met. Clim. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0302.1 PDF, DATA SET, CODE

Press Coverage: NYT, Front Page

Most-read JAMC article in 2016-2017

R.E. Kopp, R. Horton, C.M. Little, J.X. Mitrovica, M. Oppenheimer, D.J. Rasmussen, B.H. Strauss, and C. Tebaldi, 2014: Probabilistic 21st and 22nd century sea-level rise projections at a global network of tide gauge sites. Earth’s Future. doi:10.1002/2014EF000239 LINK

Second Most-Cited Earth’s Future Article

D.J. Rasmussen, J. Hu, A. Mahmud, and M.J. Kleeman, 2013: The ozone climate penalty: past, present, and future. Environ. Sci. Technol. doi:10.1021/es403446m PDF

D.J. Rasmussen, A.M. Fiore, V. Naik, L.W. Horowitz, M.G. Schultz, and S.J. McGinnis, 2012: Surface ozone-temperature relationships in the eastern US: A monthly climatology for evaluating chemistry-climate models Atmos. Environ. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.11.021 PDF, DATA SET

D.J. Rasmussen, T. Holloway, and G.F. Nemet, 2011: Opportunities and Challenges in Assessing Climate Change Impacts on Wind Energy – A Critical Comparison of Wind Speed Projections in California. Environ. Res. Lett. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/2/024008 PDF

Press Coverage: ERW

Reports

Nopmongcol, U., J. Johnson, B. Brashers, D.J. Rasmussen, T. Shah, J. Zagunis, Z. Liu, R. Morris, T. Pollock, W. Allan. 2015. Formation of Secondary PM2.5 in the Capital Region Study. Prepared for Environmental and Sustainable Resource Development, Edmonton, AB. Canada. PDF

Johnson, J., G. Wilson, D.J. Rasmussen, G. Yarwood. 2015. Daily Near Real-Time Ozone Modeling for Texas. Prepared for Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Austin, TX.

Kemball-Cook, S., T. Pavlovic, J. Johnson, L. Parker, D.J. Rasmussen, J. Zagunis, L. Ma, G. Yarwood. 2014. Analysis of Wildfire Impacts on High Ozone Days in Houston, Beaumont, and Dallas-Fort Worth During 2012 and 2013. Prepared for Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Austin, TX.

Houser, T., R. Kopp, S. Hsiang, R. Muir-Wood, K. Larsen, D.J. Rasmussen, M. Delgado, A. Jina, S. Mohan, P. Wilson, M. Mastrandrea, and J. Rising, 2014: American Climate Prospectus: Economic Risks in the United States. Oakland, CA: Rhodium Group, 194 pp. Link

D.J. Rasmussen and M.J. Kleeman, 2012: Acceleration of CALPUFF using MPICH-2. Final Report to the California Air Resources Board. ARB Contract 11-760. PDF, CODE

Theses

The ozone climate penalty: Past, present, and future. (2013) (Master’s thesis) University of California-Davis, Davis, California, 24 pp. PDF

An analysis of climate change impacts on future wind energy production in California (2009) (undergraduate thesis) The University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 70 pp. PDF

Other Writing

Environmental policy change

A probabilistic framework for homeowner flood insurance cost-benefit analysis under rising seas (Paper for CEE 460 at Princeton University; May 2016) PDF

A flood of attention: the rise and fall of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act (Paper for WWS 521 at Princeton University; January 2016) PDF

Does divided government matter? The Clean Air Act and the Keystone XL Pipeline (Paper for WWS 521 at Princeton University; October 2015) PDF

WRF-ARW wind energy wake study

In the wake of the wind: Can wind turbine parameterizations in WRF improve estimates of power production by future offshore wind farms in California? (Project for ATM 270B at University of California-Davis; March 2013) PDF

Regional aerosol climate forcing review

Regional climate response to changes in U.S. aerosol pollution: a review (Project for CEE 289A at University of California-Davis; June 2012) PDF

Presentations

D.J. Rasmussen, M.K. Buchanan, M. Oppenheimer, K. Bittermann, S. Kulp, B.H. Strauss, and R.E. Kopp, Coastal flood implications of 1.5 °C, 2 °C and 2.5 °C global mean temperature stabilization targets. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 15 December 2017, New Orleans, LA. PDF

D.J. Rasmussen, M.K. Buchanan, M. Oppenheimer, K. Bittermann, S. Kulp, B.H. Strauss, and R.E. Kopp, Coastal flood implications of 1.5 °C, 2 °C and 2.5 °C global mean temperature stabilization targets. STEP PhD Student Seminar, December 2017, Princeton, NJ. PDF

D.J. Rasmussen, Right on the Money: Protecting Life and Property from Coastal Storms and Uncertain Sea Level Rise. STEP PhD Student Seminar, March 2017, Princeton, NJ. KEYNOTE

D.J. Rasmussen and R.E. Kopp, Probabilistic U.S. county-level climate projections: A new data set for local climate risk analysis. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 16 December 2015, San Francisco, CA. PDF

D.J. Rasmussen and R.E. Kopp, It’s Not Just the Heat, It’s the Humidity: Downscaled Wet-Bulb Temperature Projections and Implication for Future Summer Experiences from the American Climate Prospectus. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 17 December 2014, San Francisco, CA. PDF

D.J. Rasmussen and M.J. Kleeman, Parallel Acceleration of CALPUFF. California Air Resources Board, Atmospheric Modeling and Support Section, 3 December 2012, Sacramento, CA. PPT

D.J. Rasmussen, A.M. Fiore, V. Naik, L.W. Horowitz, M.G. Schultz, and S.J. McGinnis, Evaluating surface ozone-temperature relationships over the eastern US in chemistry-climate models. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 5 December 2011, San Francisco, CA. PPT