Feng, K. N. Lin, S. Xian, M.V. Chester (2020). Can we evacuate from hurricanes with electric vehicles? Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. doi: 10.1016/j.trd.2020.102458

Yu, D. J. Yin, R. Wilby, S. Lane, J. Aerts, N. Lin, M. Liu, H. Yuan, J. Chen, C. Prudhomme, M. Guan, A. Baruch, W. Johnson, X. Tang, L. Yu, S. Xu (2020). Disruption of emergency response to vulnerable populations during floods. Nature Sustainability. doi: 10.1038/s41893-020-0516-7

Gori, A., N. Lin, J. Smith (2020). Assessing compound flooding from landfalling tropical cyclones on the North Carolina coast. Water Resources Research. doi: 10.1029/2019WR026788

Jing, R. and N. Lin (2020). An environment‐dependent probabilistic tropical cyclone model. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. doi: 10.1029/2019MS001975.

Xu, H., N. Lin, M. Huang, and W. Lou (2020). Design tropical cyclone wind speed when considering climate change. ASCE J. of Structural Engineering. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002585

Sajjad, M., J.C.L. Chan, N. Lin (2020). Incorporating natural habitats into coastal risk assessment frameworks. Environmental Science & Policy. doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2020.01.004

Sajjad, M., N. Lin, J.C.L. Chan (2020). Spatial heterogeneities of current and future hurricane flood risk along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Science of The Total Environment. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136704


Jing, R. and N. Lin (2019). Tropical cyclone intensity evolution modeled as a dependent hidden Markov process. J. of Climate. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0027.1

Marsooli, R., N. Lin, K. Emanuel, and K. Feng (2019). Climate change exacerbates hurricane flood hazards along US Atlantic and Gulf Coasts in spatially varying patterns. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11755-z

Lin, N. (2019). Tropical cyclones and heatwaves. Nature Climate Change. doi: 10.1038/s41558-019-0537-2

Lin, N., R. Marsooli, and B. Colle (2019). Storm surge return levels induced by the mid-to-late-twenty-first-century extratropical cyclones in the Northeastern United States. Climatic Change, doi: 10.1007/s10584-019-02431-8

Shao, W, K. Feng, and N. Lin (2019). Predicting support for flood mitigation based on flood insurance purchase behavior. Environmental Research Letters, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab195a

Mayo, T. and N. Lin (2019). The Effect of the Surface Wind Field Representation in the Operational Storm Surge Model of the National Hurricane Center. Atmosphere, 10(4), p.193. doi: 10.3390/atmos10040193

Orton, P., N. Lin, V. Gornitz, B. Colle, J. Booth, K. Feng, M. Buchanan, M. Oppenheimer, L. Patrick (2019). New York City Panel on Climate Change 2019 Report Chapter 4: Coastal Flooding. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1111/nyas.14011

Gornitz, V., M. Oppenheimer, R. Kopp, P. Orton, M. Buchanan, N. Lin, R. Horton (2019). New York City Panel on Climate Change 2019 Report Chapter 3: Sea Level Rise. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1111/nyas.14006

Muis, S., N. Lin, M. Verlaan, H. C. Winsemius, P. J. Ward, J. C. J. H. Aerts (2019). Spatiotemporal patterns of extreme sea levels along the western North-Atlantic coasts. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-40157-w

Yin, J., Q. Zhao, D. Yu, N. Lin, J. Kubanek, G. Ma, M. Liu, A. Pepe (2019). Long-term flood-hazard modeling for coastal areas using InSAR measurements and a hydrodynamic model: The case study of Lingang New City, Shanghai. J. of Hydrology. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.02.015


Schenkel, B.A., N. Lin, D. Chavas, G.A. Vecchi, M. Oppenheimer and A. Brammer (2018). Lifetime Evolution of Outer Tropical Cyclone Size and Structure as Diagnosed from Reanalysis and Climate Model Data. J. of Climate. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0630.1

Xian, S., K. Feng, N. Lin, R. Marsooli, D. Chavas, J. Chen, and A. Hatzikyriakou (2018). Brief communication: Rapid assessment of damaged residential buildings in the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2041-2045. doi: 10.5194/nhess-18-2041-2018

Marsooli, R. and N. Lin (2018). Numerical modeling of historical storm tides and waves and their interactions along the U.S. East and Gulf CoastsJ. Geophys. Res-Ocean, doi: 10.1029/2017JC013434

Lu, P., N. Lin, K. Emanuel, D. Chavas, and J. Smith (2018). Assessing hurricane rainfall mechanisms using a physics-based model: Hurricanes Isabel (2003) and Irene (2011). J. Atmos. Sci., doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-17-0264.1

Huang, M, Q. Li, H. Xu, W. Lou, and N. Lin (2018). Non-stationary statistical modeling of extreme wind speed series with exposure correction. Wind and Structures, doi: 10.12989/was.2018.26.3.129

Hatzikyriakou, A. and N. Lin (2018). Assessing the vulnerability of structures and residential communities to storm surge: an analysis of flood impact during Hurricane Sandy. Frontiers in Built Environment, doi: 10.3389/fbuil.2018.00004

Xian, S., J. Yin, N. Lin, and M. Oppenheimer (2018). Influence of risk factors and past events on flood resilience in coastal megacities: comparative analysis of NYC and Shanghai. Science of the Total Environment, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.07.229


Yin, J., D. Yu, N. Lin, and R. Wilby (2017). Evaluating the cascading impacts of sea level rise and coastal flooding on emergency response spatial accessibility in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Journal of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.10.067

Garnera, A.J., M.E. Mann, K.A. Emanuel, R.E. Kopp, N. Lin, R.B. Alley, B.P. Horton, R.M. DeConto, J.P. Donnelly, and D. Pollard (2017). Climate change impact on New York City’s coastal flood hazard: Increasing flood heights from the preindustrial to 2300 CE. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1703568114

Schenkel, B., N. Lin, D. Chavas, M. Oppenheimer, and A. Brammer (2017) Evaluating outer tropical cyclone size in reanalysis datasets using QuikSCAT data. J. Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0122.1

Hatzikyriakou, A. and N. Lin (2017). Simulating storm surge waves for structural vulnerability estimation and flood hazard mapping. Natural Hazards, doi: 10.1007/s11069-017-3001-5

Tomiczek, T., A. Kennedy, Y. Zhang, M. Owensby, M. E. Hope, N. Lin, and A. Flores (2017). Hurricane damage classification methodology and fragility functions derived from Hurricane Sandy’s effects in coastal New Jersey. J Waterw Port Coast Ocean Eng, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000409

Shao, W., S. Xian, N. Lin, and M. Small (2017). A sequential model to link contextual risk, perception and public support for flood adaptation policy. Water Research, doi: 1016/j.watres.2017.05.072

Lin, N., R. Jing, Y. Wang, E. Yonekura, J. Fan, and L. Xue (2017). A statistical investigation of the dependence of tropical cyclone intensity change on the surrounding environment. Monthly Weather Review, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-16-0368.1

Xian, S., N. Lin, and H. Kunreuther (2017). Optimal house elevation for reducing flood-related losses. Journal of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.02.057

Lin, N. and E. Shullman (2017). Dealing with hurricane surge flooding in a changing environment: part I. Risk assessment considering storm climatology change, sea level rise, and coastal development. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, doi: 10.1007/s00477-016-1377-5

Lu, P., J.A. Smith, and N. Lin (2017). Spatial Characterization of Flood Magnitudes over the Drainage Network of the Delaware River Basin. Journal of Hydrometeorology, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-16-0071.1


Yin, J., N. Lin, and D. Yu (2016). Coupled modeling of storm surge and coastal inundation: A case study in New York City during Hurricane Sandy. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1002/2016WR019102.

Shao, W., S. Xian, N. Lin, H. Kunreuther, N. Jackson, K. Goidel (2016), Understanding the effects of past flood events and perceived and estimated flood risks on individuals’ voluntary flood insurance purchase behavior. Water Research, doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.11.021.

Hatzikyriakou, A. and N. Lin (2016), Impact of performance interdependencies on structural vulnerability: a systems perspective of storm surge risk to coastal residential communities. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, doi: 10.1016/j.ress.2016.10.011.

Lin, N., R.E. Kopp, B.P. Horton, and J.P. Donnelly (2016), Hurricane Sandy’s flood frequency increasing from year 1800 to 2100. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1604386113.

Shao, W., S. Xian, B.D. Keim, K. Goidel, and N. Lin (2016), Understanding perceptions of changing hurricane strength along the US Gulf coast. Int. J. Climatol., doi:10.1002/joc.4805.

Chavas, D. and N. Lin (2016). A model for the complete radial structure of the tropical cyclone wind field. Part II: wind field variability. J. Atmos. Sci., doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-15-0185.1.

Chavas, D., N. Lin, W. Dong, and Y. Lin (2016). Observed tropical cyclone size revisited. J. Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0731.1.

Lin, N. and K.A. Emanuel (2016). Grey swan tropical cyclones. Nat. Clim. Change. doi:10.1038/nclimate2777.


Lin, N. (2015). An integrated approach to assess and manage hurricane risk in a changing climate. (NAE) The Bridge 45(4): 45–51.

Hatzikyriakou, A., N. Lin, J. Gong, S. Xian, X. Hu, and A. Kennedy (2015). Component-based vulnerability analysis for residential structures subjected to storm surge impact from Hurricane Sandy. Nat. Hazards Rev., 10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000205, 05015005.

Reed, A.J., M.E. Mann, K. A. Emanuel, N. Lin, B.P. Horton, A.C. Kemp, and J.P. Donnelly (2015). Increased threat of tropical cyclones and coastal flooding to New York City during the anthropogenic era. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1513127112.

Xian, S., N. Lin, and A. Hatzikyriakou (2015). Storm surge damage to residential areas: a quantitative analysis for Hurricane Sandy in comparison with FEMA flood map. Nat. Hazards, 79(3): 1867-1888. doi:10.1007/s11069-015-1937-x.

Chavas, D., N. Lin, and K. Emanuel (2015). A model for the complete radial structure of the tropical cyclone wind field. Part I: Comparison with observed structure. J. Atmos. Sci. doi:10.1175/JAS-D-15-0014.1

Orton, P., Vinogradov, S., Georgas, N., Blumberg, A., Lin, N., Gornitz, V., Little, C., Jacob, K. and Horton, R. (2015), New York City Panel on Climate Change 2015 Report Chapter 4: Dynamic Coastal Flood Modeling. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1336: 56–66. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12589


Lickley, M.J., N. Lin, and H.D. Jacoby (2014). Analysis of coastal protection under rising flood risk. Climate Risk Management. doi: 10.1016/j.crm.2015.01.001

Lin, N., P. Lane, K.A. Emanuel, R.M. Sullivan, and J.P. Donnelly (2014). Heightened hurricane surge risk in northwest Florida revealed from climatological-hydrodynamic modeling and paleorecord reconstruction. J. Geophys. Res-Atmos. 119(14): 8606-8623. doi:10.1002/2014JD021584 (Highlighted in Research Spotlight of EOS).

Aerts, J.C.J.H., W.J. Wouter Botzen, K. Emanuel, N. Lin, H. de Moel, and E.O. Michel-Kerjan (2014). Evaluating flood resilience strategies for coastal megacities. Science 344(6183): 473-475. doi:10.1126/science.1248222 (Lloyd’s Science of Risk Prize).

Lin, N., K. Emanuel, and E. Vanmarcke (2014). Physically-based hurricane risk analysis. In Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications. Ismail-Zadeh, A., Fucugaughi, J., Kijko, A., Takeuchi, K. and Zaliapin, I. (eds.), Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 9781107033863.

Yeo, D., N. Lin, and E. Simiu (2014). Estimation of hurricane wind speed probabilities: Application to New York City and other coastal locations. J. Struct. Eng. 140(6). doi:10.1061/(Asce)St.1943-541x.0000892.


Aerts, J.C.J.H., N. Lin, W.J.W. Botzen, K. Emanuel, and H. de Moel (2013). Low-probability flood risk modeling for New York City. Risk Anal. 33(5): 772-788. doi:10.1111/Risa.12008 (Best Paper Award for 2013 in Risk Analysis).

Vanmarcke, E., N. Lin, and S.-C. Yau (2013). Quantitative risk analysis of damage to structures during windstorms: some multi-scale and system-reliability effects. Struct. Infrastruct. Eng. 10(10): 1311-1319. doi:10.1080/15732479.2013.791325.

Letchford, C., N. Lin, and J. Holmes (2013). Windborne debris in horizontal winds and applications to impact testing. In Advanced Structural Wind Engineering. Tamura, Y. and Kareem, A. (eds.), Springer. ISBN: 9784431543374.

Huang, M.F., W.J. Lou, C.M. Chan, N. Lin, and X.T. Pan (2013). Peak distributions and peak factors of wind-induced pressure processes on tall buildings. J. Eng. Mech. 139(12): 1744-1756. doi:10.1061/(Asce)Em.1943-7889.0000616.


Lin, N., K. Emanuel, M. Oppenheimer, and E. Vanmarcke (2012). Physically based assessment of hurricane surge threat under climate change. Nat. Clim. Change 2(6): 462-467. doi: 10.1038/Nclimate1389. (Online attention ranked 1st of the 113 tracked articles of a similar age in Nature Climate Change)

Lin, N. and D. Chavas (2012). On hurricane parametric wind and applications in storm surge modeling. J. Geophys. Res-Atmos. 117. doi:10.1029/2011jd017126.

Lou, W., M. Huang, M. Zhang, and N. Lin (2012). Experimental and zonal modeling for wind pressures on double-skin facades of a tall building. Energ. Buildings 54(0): 179-191. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2012.06.025.

Klima, K., N. Lin, K. Emanuel, M.G. Morgan, and I. Grossmann (2012). Hurricane modification and adaptation in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46(2): 636-642. doi:10.1021/Es202640p.


Yau, S.C., N. Lin, and E. Vanmarcke (2011). Hurricane damage and loss estimation using an integrated vulnerability model. Nat. Hazards Rev. 12(4): 184-189. doi:10.1061/(Asce)Nh.1527-6996.0000035.


Lin, N., K.A. Emanuel, J.A. Smith, and E. Vanmarcke (2010). Risk assessment of hurricane storm surge for New York City. J. Geophys. Res-Atmos. 115. doi:10.1029/2009jd013630.

Lin, N., J.A. Smith, G. Villarini, T.P. Marchok, and M.L. Baeck (2010). Modeling extreme rainfall, winds, and surge from Hurricane Isabel (2003). Weather Forecast 25(5): 1342-1361. doi:10.1175/2010waf2222349.1.

Lin, N. and E. Vanmarcke (2010). Windborne debris risk analysis – Part I. Introduction and methodology. Wind. Struct. 13(2): 191-206.

Lin, N., E. Vanmarcke, and S.C. Yau (2010). Windborne debris risk analysis – Part II. Application to structural vulnerability modeling. Wind. Struct. 13(2): 207-220.


Lin, N. and E. Vanmarcke (2008). Windborne debris risk assessment. Probabilist Eng Mech 23(4): 523-530. doi:10.1016/j.probengmech.2008.01.010.


Lin, N., J. Holmes, and C. Letchford (2007). Trajectories of wind-borne debris in horizontal winds and applications to impact testing. J. Struct. Eng. 133(2): 274-282. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9445(2007)133:2(274).


Lin, N., C. Letchford, and J. Holmes (2006). Investigation of plate-type windborne debris. Part I. Experiments in wind tunnel and full scale. J. Wind. Eng. Ind. Aerod. 94(2): 51-76. doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2005.12.005.

Holmes, J.D., C.W. Letchford, and N. Lin (2006). Investigations of plate-type windborne debris. Part II: Computed trajectories. J. Wind. Eng. Ind. Aerod. 94(1): 21-39. doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2005.10.002.


Lin, N., C. Letchford, Y. Tamura, B. Liang, and O. Nakamura (2005). Characteristics of wind forces acting on tall buildings. J. Wind. Eng. Ind. Aerod. 93(3): 217-242. doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2004.12.001.


Lin N., B. Liang, and Y. Tamura (2003). Experimental investigation on local wind force coefficients and power spectra of high-rise buildings (in Chinese). J. Vibrat. Eng. 16(4): 409-414.