Author Bibliographies

Publications by Radley M. Horton

In Review

Yang, C.-Y., J. Liu, Y. Hu, R.M. Horton, L. Chen, and X. Cheng, 2016: Assessment of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice predictability in CMIP5 decadal hindcasts. Cryosphere, submitted, doi:10.5194/tc-2016-97.

Early On-Line

Lentz, E.E., E.R. Thieler, N.G. Plant, S.R. Stippa, R.M. Horton, and D.B. Gesch, 2016: Evaluation of dynamic coastal response to sea-level rise modifies inundation likelihood. Nature Clim. Change, early on-line, doi:10.1038/nclimate2957.


Horton, R.M., C. Rosenzweig, W. Solecki, D. Bader, and L. Sohl, 2016: Climate science for decision-making in the New York metropolitan region. In Climate in Context: Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation. A.S. Parris, G.M. Garfin, K. Dow, R. Meyer, and S.L. Close, Eds. John Wiley & Sons, 51-74.

Ngo, N.S., and R.M. Horton, 2016: Climate change and fetal health: The impacts of exposure to extreme temperatures in New York City. Environ. Res., 144A, 158-164, doi:10.1016/j.envres.2015.11.016.

Sarofim, M.C., S. Saha, M.D. Hawkins, D.M. Mills, J. Hess, R. Horton, P. Kinney, J. Schwartz, and A. St. Juliana, 2016: Ch. 2: Temperature-related death and illness. In The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment. A. Crimmins, J. Balbus, J.L. Gamble, C.B. Beard, J.E. Bell, D. Dodgen, R.J. Eisen, N. Fann, M.D. Hawkins, S.C. Herring, L. Jantarasami, D.M. Mills, S. Saha, M.C. Sarofim, J. Trtanj, and L. Ziska, Eds. U.S. Global Change Research Program, 43-68, doi:10.7930/J0MG7MDX.

Solecki, W., C. Rosenzweig, S. Solecki, L. Patrick, R. Horton, and M. Dorsch, 2016: New York, USA. In Cities on a Finite Planet: Towards Transformative Responses to Climate Change. S. Bartlett, and D. Satterthwaite, Eds. Routledge, 169-184.

Winter, J.M., B. Beckage, G. Bucini, R.M. Horton, and P.J. Clemins, 2016: Development and evaluation of high-resolution climate simulations over the mountainous northeastern United States. J. Hydrometeor., 17, no. 3, 881-896, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-15-0052.1.


Coffel, E., and R. Horton, 2015: Climate change and the impact of extreme temperatures on aviation. Weather Clim. Soc., 7, no. 1, 94-102, doi:10.1175/WCAS-D-14-00026.1.

Horton, R., D. Bader, Y. Kushner, C. Little, R. Blake, and C. Rosenzweig, 2015: New York City Panel on Climate Change 2015 Report: Climate observations and projections. Ann. New York Acad. Sci., 1336, 18-35, doi:10.1111/nyas.12586.

Horton, R., C. Little, V. Gornitz, D. Bader, and M. Oppenheimer, 2015: New York City Panel on Climate Change 2015 Report: Sea level rise and coastal storms. Ann. New York Acad. Sci., 1336, 36-44, doi:10.1111/nyas.12593.

Horton, R.M., E.D. Coffel, J.M. Winter, and D.A. Bader, 2015: Projected changes in extreme temperature events based on the NARCCAP model suite. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, no. 18, 7722-7731, doi:10.1002/2015GL064914.

Lentz, E.E., S.R. Stippa, E.R. Thieler, N.G. Plant, D.B. Gesch, and R.M. Horton, 2015: Evaluating Coastal Landscape Response to Sea-Level Rise in the Northeastern United States: Approach and Methods. Open-File Report 2014-1252. U.S. Geological Survey, doi:10.3133/ofr20141252.

Li, T., R.M. Horton, D.A. Bader, G. Huang, Q. Sun, and P.L. Kinney, 2015: Heat-related mortality projections for cardiovascular and respiratory disease under the changing climate in Beijing, China. Sci. Rep., 5, 11441, doi:10.1038/srep11441.

Little, C.M., R.M. Horton, R.E. Kopp, M. Oppenheimer, G.A. Vecchi, and G. Villarini, 2015: Joint projections of US East Coast sea level and storm surge. Nature Clim. Change, 5, 1114-1120, doi:10.1038/nclimate2801.

Little, C.M., R.M. Horton, R.E. Kopp, M. Oppenheimer, and S. Yip, 2015: Uncertainty in twenty-first-century CMIP5 sea level projections. J. Climate, 28, no. 2, 838-852, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00453.1.

Liu, J., M. Song, R. Horton, and Y. Hu, 2015: Revisiting the potential of melt pond fraction as a predictor for the seasonal Arctic sea ice extent minimum. Environ. Res. Lett., 10, no. 5, 054017, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/5/054017.

Orton, P., S. Vinogradov, N. Georgas, A. Blumberg, N. Lin, V. Gornitz, C. Little, K. Jacob, and R. Horton, 2015: New York City Panel on Climate Change 2015 Report: Dynamic coastal flood modeling. Ann. New York Acad. Sci., 1336, 56-66, doi:10.1111/nyas.12589.

Schwartz, J.D., M. Lee, P.L. Kinney, S. Yang, D. Mills, M.C. Sarofim, R. Jones, R. Streeter, A. St. Juliana, J. Peers, and R.M. Horton, 2015: Projections of temperature-attributable premature deaths in 209 U.S. cities using a cluster-based Poisson approach. Environ. Health, 14, 85, doi:10.1186/s12940-015-0071-2.


Guilbert, J., B. Beckage, J.M. Winter, R.M. Horton, T. Perkins, and A. Bomblies, 2014: Impacts of projected climate change over the Lake Champlain basin in Vermont. J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 53, no. 8, 1861-1875, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0338.1.

Horton, R., G. Yohe, W. Easterling, R. Kates, M. Ruth, E. Sussman, A. Whelchel, D. Wolfe, and F. Lipschultz, 2014: Ch. 16: Northeast. In Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment. J.M. Melillo, T.C. Richmond, and G.W. Yohe, Eds. U.S. Global Change Research Program, 371-395, doi:10.7930/J0SF2T3P.

Horton, R.M., and J.P. Liu, 2014: Beyond Hurricane Sandy: What might the future hold for tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic? J. Extreme Events, 1, no. 1, 1450007, doi:10.1142/S2345737614500079.

Kopp, R.E., R.M. 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 projections at a global network of tide-gauge sites. Earth's Future, 2, no. 8, 383-406, doi:10.1002/2014EF000239.

Petkova, E.P., D.A. Bader, G.B. Anderson, R.M. Horton, K. Knowlton, and P.L. Kinney, 2014: Heat-related mortality in a warming climate: Projections for 12 U.S. cities. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 11, no. 11, 11371-11383, doi:10.3390/ijerph111111371.

Rosenzweig, C., R.M. Horton, D.A. Bader, M.E. Brown, R. DeYoung, O. Dominguez, M. Fellows, L. Friedl, W. Graham, C. Hall, S. Higuchi, L. Iraci, G. Jedlovec, J. Kaye, M. Loewenstein, T. Mace, C. Milesi, W. Patzert, P.W. Stackhouse, and K. Toufectis, 2014: Enhancing climate resilience at NASA centers: A collaboration between science and stewardship. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 95, no. 9, 1351-1363, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00169.1.

Snyder, S., R.M. Hoffstadt, L.B. Allen, K. Crowley, D.A. Bader, R.M. Horton, G. Roehrig, and P. Hamilton, 2014: City-wide collaborations for urban climate education. In Future Earth: Advancing Civic Understanding of the Anthropocene, AGU Geophysical Monograph 203. D. Dalbotten, Ed. American Geophysical Union/John Wiley & Sons, 103-109, doi:10.1002/9781118854280.ch11.

Stevens, A., R.M. Horton, D.A. Bader, C. Rosenzweig, A.T. DeGaetano, and W. Solecki, 2014: Climate Change in New York State: Updating the 2011 ClimAID Climate Risk Information Supplement to NYSERDA Report 11-18 (Responding to Climate Change in New York State). NYSERDA Report 14-25. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.


Ahmed, K.F., G. Wang, J. Silander, A.M. Wilson, J.M. Allen, R. Horton, and R. Anyah, 2013: Statistical downscaling and bias correction of climate model outputs for climate change impact assessment in the U.S. northeast. Glob. Planet. Change, 100, 320-332, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2012.11.003.

Barsugli, J.J., G. Guentchev, R.M. Horton, A. Wood, L.O. Mearns, X.-Z. Liang, J.A. Winkler, K. Dixon, K. Hayhoe, R.B. Rood, L. Goddard, A. Ray, L. Buja, and C. Ammann, 2013: The practitioner's dilemma: How to assess the credibility of downscaled climate projections. Eos Trans. Amer. Geophys. U., 96, 424-425, doi:10.1002/2013EO460005.

Li, T., R.M. Horton, and P.L. Kinney, 2013: Projections of seasonal patterns in temperature- related deaths for Manhattan, New York. Nature Clim. Change, 3, 717-721, doi:10.1038/nclimate1902.

Liu, J.P., M. Song, R.M. Horton, and Y. Hu, 2013: Reducing spread in climate model projections of a September ice-free Arctic. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 110, 12571-12576, doi:10.1073/pnas.1219716110.

Petkova, E.P., R.M. Horton, D.A. Bader, and P.L. Kinney, 2013: Projected heat-related mortality in the U.S. urban Northeast. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 10, 6734-6746, doi:10.3390/ijerph10126734.

Ruane, A.C., L.D. Cecil, R.M. Horton, R. Gordón, R. McCollum, D. Brown, B. Killough, R. Goldberg, A.P. Greeley, and C. Rosenzweig, 2013: Climate change impact uncertainties for maize in Panama: Farm information, climate projections, and yield sensitivities. Agric. Forest Meteorol., 170, 132-145, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2011.10.015.

Ruane, A.C., D.C. Major, W.H. Yu, M. Alam, S.G. Hussain, A.S. Khan, A. Hassan, B.M.T. Al Hossain, R. Goldberg, R.M. Horton, and C. Rosenzweig, 2013: Multi-factor impact analysis of agricultural production in Bangladesh with climate change. Glob. Environ. Change A, 23, 336-350, doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2012.09.001.


Liu, J.P., J.A. Curry, H. Wang, M. Song, and R.M. Horton, 2012: Impact of declining Arctic sea ice on winter snowfall. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 109, 4074-4079, doi:10.1073/pnas.1114910109.

Major, D.C., V. Gornitz, R. Horton, D.A. Bader, W. Solecki, and C. Rosenzweig, 2012: Climate adaptation in New York City. In Climate Adaptation and Flood Risk in Coastal Cities. J. Aerts, W. Botzen, M. Bowman, P.J. Ward, and P. Dircke, Eds. Earthscan, 265-283.


Blake, R., A. Grimm, T. Ichinose, R. Horton, S. Gaffin, S. Jiong, D.A. Bader, and L.D. Cecil, 2011: Urban climate: Processes, trends, and projections. In Climate Change and Cities: First Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network. C. Rosenzweig, W.D. Solecki, S.A. Hammer, and S. Mehrotra, Eds. Cambridge University Press, 43-81.

Horton, R., D.A. Bader, L. Tryhorn, A. DeGataetano, and C. Rosenzweig, 2011: Climate risks. In Responding to Climate Change in New York State: The ClimAID Integrated Assessment for Effective Climate Change Adaptation: Technical Report. C. Rosenzweig, W. Solecki, A. DeGaetano, M. O'Grady, S. Hassol, and P. Grabhorn, Eds. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, 15-48.

Horton, R.M., V. Gornitz, D.A. Bader, A.C. Ruane, R. Goldberg, and C. Rosenzweig, 2011: Climate hazard assessment for stakeholder adaptation planning in New York City. J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 50, 2247-2266, doi:10.1175/2011JAMC2521.1.

Jacob, K., N. Maxemchuk, G. Deodatis, A. Morla, E. Schlossberg, I. Paung, M. Lopeman, R. Horton, D.A. Bader, R. Leichenko, P. Vancura, and Y. Klein, 2011: Telecommunications. In Responding to Climate Change in New York State: The ClimAID Integrated Assessment for Effective Climate Change Adaptation: Technical Report. C. Rosenzweig, W. Solecki, A. DeGaetano, M. O'Grady, S. Hassol, and P. Grabhorn, Eds. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, 363-396.

Rosenzweig, C., W.D. Solecki, R. Blake, M. Bowman, C. Faris, V. Gornitz, R. Horton, K. Jacob, A. LeBlanc, R. Leichenko, M. Linkin, D. Major, M. O'Grady, L. Patrick, E. Sussman, G. Yohe, and R. Zimmerman, 2011: Developing coastal adaptation to climate change in the New York City infrastructure-shed: Process, approach, tools, and strategies. Climatic Change, 106, 93-127, doi:10.1007/s10584-010-0002-8.


Horton, R., V. Gornitz, M. Bowman, and R. Blake, 2010: Climate observations and projections. Ann. New York Acad. Sci., 1196, 41-62, doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.05314.x.

Horton, R., C. Rosenzweig, V. Ramaswamy, P. Kinney, R. Mathur, J. Pleim, and V.B. Rao, 2010: Integrated climate change information for resilient adaptation planning. EM Magazine, 14, no. 11, 14-25.

Jacob, K., R. Blake, R. Horton, D.A. Bader, and M. O'Grady, 2010: Indicators and monitoring. Ann. New York Acad. Sci., 1196, 127-142, doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.05321.x.


Horton, R., C. Rosenzweig, V. Gornitz, D.A. Bader, and M. O'Grady, 2009: Climate Risk Information. New York City Panel on Climate Change.


Alcorn, J.M., C.E. Rosenzweig, R.M. Horton, and I.S. Higuchi, Jr., 2008: U.S. space transportation and climate change: Potential impacts of climate change on access to space. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments 2008. W.K. Binienda, Ed., ASCE Conference Proceedings 323. American Society of Civil Engineers, 130.

Horton, R., C. Herweijer, C. Rosenzweig, J.P. Liu, V. Gornitz, and A.C. Ruane, 2008: Sea level rise projections for current generation CGCMs based on the semi-empirical method. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L02715, doi:10.1029/2007GL032486.


Horton, R., 2007: An Observational and Modeling Study of the Regional Impacts of Climate Variability. Ph.D. thesis. Columbia University.

Liu, J.P., J.A. Curry, Y. Dai, and R. Horton, 2007: Causes of the northern high-latitude land surface winter climate change. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L14702, doi:10.1029/2007GL030196.

Liu, J.P., Z. Zhang, R.M. Horton, C. Wang, and X. Ren, 2007: Variability of North Pacific sea ice and East Asia-North Pacific winter climate. J. Climate, 20, 1991-2001, doi:10.1175/JCLI4105.1.

Liu, J.P., Z.H. Zhang, J. Inoue, and R.M. Horton, 2007: Evaluation of snow/ice albedo parameterizations and their impacts on sea ice simulations. Int. J. Climatol., 27, 91-91, doi:10.1002/joc.1373.

Rosenzweig, C., R. Horton, D.C. Major, V. Gornitz, and K. Jacob, 2007: Appendix 2: Climate Component, 8.8.07 MTA Task Force Report. In August 8, 2007, Storm Report. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 73.

Rosenzweig, C., D.C. Major, K. Demong, C. Stanton, R. Horton, and M. Stults, 2007: Managing climate change risks in New York City's water system: Assessment and adaptation planning. Mitig. Adapt. Strategies Glob. Change, 12, 1391-1409, doi:10.1007/s11027-006-9070-5.


Gornitz, V., R. Horton, A. Siebert, and C. Rosenzweig, 2006: Vulnerability of New York City to storms and sea level rise. Geol. Soc. Amer. Abstr. Programs, 38, no. 7, 335.