Simon Costanzo

Science Integrator
UMCES Remote Office

Simon Costanzo

Science Integrator
UMCES Remote Office

Dr. Simon Costanzo is a Science Integrator at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science in Cambridge MD. Simon’s career in environmental science over the past 20 years has been focused on developing and improving methods for the assessment, monitoring and management of aquatic, marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Simon has extensive experience in scientific data collection, synthesis, interpretation and communication. Simon’s career has provided a unique insight to a wide range of disciplines and stakeholder groups including government, academia and private industry. Dr. Costanzo obtained his academic training from University of Queensland in Australia (PhD).


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2021

Kwando River Basin Report Card (KWANDO RIVER BASIN - AFRICA)

2020

Rio Grande Resilient Basin Report Card (RIO GRANDE - SOUTHWEST)

Darwin Harbour Report Card (DARWIN HARBOUR - AUSTRALIA)

2019

Development of an Ecosystem Health Report Card for Bhitarkanika National Park, Odisha, India (ODISHA - SOUTH ASIA)

2018

Lower Kafue River Basin Report Card Development (KAFUE - AFRICA)

Harriet Tubman Railroad Natural Resource Condition Assessment (MARYLAND - CHESAPEAKE BAY)

2017

Tuul River Basin Report Card Development (TUUL RIVER - MONGOLIA)

2015

Gateway National Recreation Area Natural Resource Condition Assessment (GATEWAY NATIONAL RECREATION AREA - NORTH ATLANTIC)

USGS Climate Change Research Activities Synthesis (USA - NORTH AMERICA)

Developing a Scalable River Basin Report Card: The Orinoco River Report Card (ORINOCO RIVER - SOUTH AMERICA)

2014

Scenario Planning with USGS (NORTH ATLANTIC)

NY Harbor Billion Oyster Project (NEW YORK HARBOR - MID ATLANTIC)

WWF UMCES Partnership (ORINOCO RIVER - SOUTH AMERICA, RIO GRANDE - SOUTHWEST, KAFUE - AFRICA, TUUL RIVER - MONGOLIA)

Willamette River Report Card Development and Production (WILLAMETTE RIVER - PACIFIC COAST)

2013

Ecosystem Health Report Card for Laguna de Bay, Philippines (LAGUNA DE BAY - PHILIPPINES)

Development of Dam and River Conceptual Diagrams (SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND - AUSTRALIA)

PRWI-GWMP-WOTR-NACE Natural Resource Condition Assessments (NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION PARKS - MID ATLANTIC)

USA-Australia Virtual Environmental Partnership (USA - NORTH AMERICA, AUSTRALIA)

Report Card for Chilika Lake (CHILIKA LAKE - SOUTH ASIA)

Identifying nitrogen sources in the Choptank River (CHOPTANK RIVER - CHESAPEAKE BAY)

2012

Shenandoah National Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment (SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK - VIRGINIA)

MedPAN Science Communication Products (MEDITERRANEAN)

Oil Spill Commission Action (GULF OF MEXICO)

2010

Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment (KALOKO-HONOKOHAU NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK - HAWAII)

HAFE-CHOH-CATO Natural Resource Condition Assessments (HARPERS FERRY NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK - WEST VIRGINIA, CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK - MID ATLANTIC, CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN PARK - MID ATLANTIC)

2009

Colonial National Historical Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment (COLONIAL NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK - MID ATLANTIC)

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2021

Creating a resilient river report card and scenario model for the Upper Rio Grande (NEWSLETTER)

2020

Lower Kafue River Basin 2019 Report Card (REPORT CARD)

Office of the Great Barrier Reef Institutional Assessment (REPORT CARD)

Kwando River Basin Report Card Stakeholder Workshop Summary (NEWSLETTER)

Towards integrated reporting for Darwin Harbour (NEWSLETTER)

2019

Ecological Drought Across the United States (NEWSLETTER)

Drought in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (NEWSLETTER)

Bhitarkanika Conservation Area Report Card Workshop Newsletter (NEWSLETTER)

Tuul River Basin Report Card 2019 (REPORT CARD)

Tuul River Basin Report Card Methods Document - Mongolian (REPORT)

Tuul River Basin Report Card Mongolian (REPORT CARD)

2018

Healthy Rivers for All (BROCHURE)

2017

Tuul River Basin Report Card Stakeholder Workshop Summary (NEWSLETTER)

Ecological Drought in the Northwest United States (NEWSLETTER)

Ecological Drought in the Southwest United States (NEWSLETTER)

Practitioner's Guide to Developing River Basin Report Cards (REPORT)

Ecological Drought in the Hawaiian Islands (NEWSLETTER)

Using indicators for improved water resources management (REPORT)

Report cards and system dynamics modelling (NEWSLETTER)

Ecological Drought in the Southeast United States (NEWSLETTER)

Occurrence of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli in waterways of southeast Queensland, Australia (JOURNAL ARTICLE)

2016

Ecological drought in the South Central United States (NEWSLETTER)

Ecological Drought in the Northeast United States (NEWSLETTER)

Shenandoah National Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment (REPORT)

Orinoco River Basin Report Card Methodology Report (REPORT)

Arauca River Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Atabapo River Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Bita River Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Cuenca del rio Orinoco Reporte de Salud 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Guaviare River Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Inírida River Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Matavén River Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Meta River Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Orinoco River Basin Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Reporte de salud río Arauca 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Reporte de salud río Atabapo 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Reporte de salud río Bita 2016 (NEWSLETTER)

Reporte de salud río Guaviare 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Reporte de salud río Inírida 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Reporte de salud río Matavén 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Reporte de salud río Meta 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Reporte de salud río Tomo 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Reporte de salud río Tuparro 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Reporte de salud río Vichada 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Tomo River Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Tuparro River Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

Vichada River Report Card 2016 (REPORT CARD)

National Capital Parks-East Natural Resource Condition Assessment (REPORT)

Ecological Drought in the North Central United States (NEWSLETTER)

George Washington Memorial Parkway Natural Resource Condition Assessment (REPORT)

Laguna De Bay: 2013 Ecosystem Health Report Card (REPORT CARD)

2015

Prince William Forest Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment (REPORT)

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Natural Resource Condition Assessment (REPORT)

2015 Willamette River Report Card (REPORT CARD)

Ecological Drought in Alaska (NEWSLETTER)

Willamette River Report Card 2015 (REPORT)

Report card of the Guaviare River Basin, Colombia (NEWSLETTER)

Reporte de Salud de la Cuenca del río Guaviare, Colombia (NEWSLETTER)

Report card of the Bita River Basin, Colombia (NEWSLETTER)

Reporte de Salud de la Cuenca del río Bita, Colombia (NEWSLETTER)

Report card of the Meta River Basin, Colombia (NEWSLETTER)

Reporte de Salud de la Cuenca del río Meta, Colombia  (NEWSLETTER)

Report Card Review (REPORT)

The changing North Woods and moose (NEWSLETTER)

Climate change, the boreal forest, and moose: Scenario planning to inform land and wildlife management (NEWSLETTER)

2014

Gulf of Kachchh: A Framework for the Cumulative Environmental Impact Assessment (REPORT)

Nitrogen source tracing in the Choptank River Watershed (REPORT)

Catoctin Mountain Park Natural Resources Condition Assessment - Executive Summary (REPORT)

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park Natural Resources Condition Assessment - Executive Summary (REPORT)

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Natural Resources Condition Assessment - Executive Summary (REPORT)

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment (REPORT)

Catoctin Mountain Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment (REPORT)

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Natural Resource Condition Assessment (REPORT)

2013

2012 Chilika Lake ecosystem health report card (REPORT CARD)

Stormwater Management (NEWSLETTER)

2012

Making Marine Protected Areas Work (REPORT)

Making Marine Protected Areas Work (Arabic) (REPORT)

Making Marine Protected Areas Work (French) (REPORT)

Marine Protected Areas (NEWSLETTER)

Marine Protected Areas (Arabic) (NEWSLETTER)

Marine Protected Areas (French) (NEWSLETTER)

Measuring effectiveness of Best Management Practices (NEWSLETTER)

Colonial National Historical Park natural resource condition assessment (REPORT)

Assessing Progress (REPORT)

2009

The occurrence of antibiotics in an urban watershed: From wastewater to drinking water (JOURNAL ARTICLE)

2007

Is there a risk associated with the insect repellent DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) commonly found in aquatic environments? (JOURNAL ARTICLE)

Novel method for rapid assessment of antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli isolates from environmental waters by use of a modified chromogenic agar (JOURNAL ARTICLE)

Occurrence and seasonal variations of algal toxins in water, phytoplankton and shellfish from North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia (JOURNAL ARTICLE)

Removal of antibiotics in conventional and advanced wastewater treatment: Implications for environmental discharge and wastewater recycling (JOURNAL ARTICLE)

2005

Ecosystem response to antibiotics entering the aquatic environment (JOURNAL ARTICLE)

2004

Benthic microalgae in coral reef sediments of the southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia (JOURNAL ARTICLE)

2002

Development of Indicators for Assessing and Monitoring Nutrient Influences in Coastal Waters (THESIS)

1999

Effect of Hydric Soil Disturbance on Ecological Health of Coastal Waters (CONFERENCE ARTICLE)

1998

Moreton Bay and Catchment (BOOK)

Assessing the impact of a flood event on Moreton Bay using marine plants as bioindicators of water quality (BOOK CHAPTER)

1996

Marine Macroalgae (Rhodophyta) as a Biological Indicator of Pulsed Nutrients in Oligotrophic Waters (THESIS)