Other Academic Publications

Book Reviews, Letters and Short Correspondence

Monographs

  • Costanza, R., G. Alperovitz, H. Daly, J. Farley, C. Franco, T. Jackson, I. Kubiszewski, J. Schor, and P. Victor. 2012. Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature. United Nations Division for Sustainable Development, New York.
  • Hibbard, K. A., Costanza, R., C. Crumley, S. van der Leeuw, S. Aulenbach, J. Dearing, J. Morais, W. Steffen and Y. Yasuda. 2010. Developing an Integrated History and Future of People on Earth (IHOPE): Research Plan. IGBP Report No. 59. IGBP Secretariat, Stockholm, Sweden. 40pp.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board. 2009. Valuing the Protection of Ecological Systems and Services: A Report of the EPA Science Advisory Board. EPA-SAB-09-012. Washington, DC: EPA.
  • Costanza, R., M. Hart, S. Posner, and J Talberth. 2009. Beyond GDP: The need for new measures of progress. The Pardee Papers no. 4. The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Boston University, Boston MA. 37pp
  • Committee on Materials Flows Accounting of Natural Resources, Products and Residuals. 2004. Materials count: the case for material flows analysis. The National Academy Press, Washington DC. 124 pp.
  • Ecosystem Principles Advisory Panel. 1999. Ecosystem-based fishery management: a report to Congress. United States Department of Commerce, NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service. Washington, DC 54 pp.
  • Naeem, S., F. S. Chapin, Costanza, R., P. R. Ehrlich, F. B. Golley, D. U. Hooper, J. H. Lawton, R. V. O’Neill, H. A. Mooney, O. E. Sala, A. J. Symstad, and D. Tilman. 1999. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: maintaining natural life support processes. Issues in Ecology, No. 4, Fall 1999. Ecological Society of America, Washington, DC. 12 pp.
  • Sklar, F.H., M.L. White and Costanza, R. 1991. The Coastal Ecological Landscape Spatial Simulation (CELSS) Model: Users Guide and Results for the Atchafalaya/Terrebonne Study Area. US Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wetlands Center Open File Report 91-04, 86 pp. plus appendices.
  • Costanza, R., B. Haskell, L. Cornwell, H. Daly, and T. Johnson. 1990. The Ecological Economics of Sustainability: Making Local and Short-Term Goals Consistent with Global and Long-Term Goals. Environment Working Paper No. 32. The World Bank, Washington, DC, 20433.
  • Costanza, R. 1979. Embodied Energy Basis for Economic-Ecologic Systems. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 254 pp.
  • Costanza, R. 1975. The spatial distribution of land use subsystems, incoming energy and energy use in South Florida from 1900 to 1973. Masters thesis project. Department of Architecture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 204 pp.

Technical Reports

  • Roberts, L. A. Brower, G. Kerr, S. Lambert, W. McWilliam, K. Moore, J. Quinn, D. Simmons, S. Thrush, M. Townsend, P. Blaschke, R. Costanza, R. Cullen, K. Hughey and S. Wratten 2015. The nature of wellbeing: how nature’s ecosystem services contribute to the wellbeing of New Zealand and New Zealanders. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 145 p.
  • Costanza, R., S. Anderson, E. Bohensky, J. Butler, K. Edyvane, S. Howe, H. Kirkman, I. Kubiszewski, P. Pert, N. Stoeckl, P. Sutton, and T. Walshe. 2014. Ecosystem Services From Healthy Oceans and Coasts. White Paper to Support the Australian National Marine Science Plan.
  • Turner, K. G., S. Anderson, M. G. Chang, R. Costanza, S. Courville, E. Dominati, I. Kubiszewski, S. Ogilvy, L. Porfirio, N. Ratna, H. Sandhu, P. C. Sutton, G. M. Turner, Y-D Varennes, A. Voinov, and S. Wratten. 2014. Toward an Integrated Ecology and Economics of Land Degradation and Restoration: Methods, Data, and Models. Report to the ELD Project, GIZ, Berlin, Germany.
  • Costanza, R., I. Kubiszewski, P. Paquet, J. King, S. Halimi, H. Sanguanngoi, N.L. Bach, R. Frankel, J. Ganaseni, A. Intralawan, and D. Morell. 2011. Planning Approaches for Hydropower Development in the Lower Mekong Basin. Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University,
  • Batker, D. P., I. de la Torre, R. Costanza, P. Swedeen, J. W. Day, Jr., R. Boumans, and K. Bagstad. 2010. Gaining Ground – Wetlands, Hurricanes and the Economy: The Value of Restoring the Mississippi River Delta. Earth Economics, Tacoma, WA
  • Batker, D., P. Swedeen, R. Costanza, I. de la Torre, R. Boumans, and K. Bagstad. 2008. A new view of the Puget Sound Economy: the economic value of nature’s services in the Puget Sound basin. Earth Economics, Tacoma, WA.
  • Costanza, R. Wilson, M. Troy, A., Voinov, A., Liu, S., and D’Agostino, J. 2006. The Value of New Jersey’s Ecosystem Services and Natural Capital. Report to New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Science, Research, and Technology, Trenton, NJ.
  • Costanza, R. 2000. The valuation of ecosystem services from an ecological economics perspective. Report to the “F4” Panel of Commissioners United Nations Compensation Commission Geneva, Switzerland. 31 pp.
  • Costanza, R., A. Voinov, R. Boumans, T. Maxwell, F. Villa, L. Wainger, and H. Voinov. 1999. Integrated ecological economic modeling of the Patuxent River watershed, Maryland. Final report to EPA. University of Maryland Institute for Ecological Economics, Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies, University of Maryland, Box 38, Solomons, MD 20688-0038.
  • Cornwell, L.L. and R. Costanza. 1997. A Futures Outlook of the Banff-Bow Valley: A Modelling Approach to Ecological, Economic and Social Issues. Chapter 10 in: Green, J., C. Pacas, S. Bayley and L. Cornwell (eds.), Ecological Outlooks Project. A Cumulative Effects Assessment and Futures Outlook of the Banff-Bow Valley. Prepared for the Banff-Bow Valley Study. Department of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa, ON.
  • Costanza, R. N. Bockstael, C. Binder, R. Boumans, T. Maxwell, F. Villa, A. Voinov, H. Voinov, L. Wainger, and S. Walters. 1997. Integrated Ecological Economic Modeling and Valuation of Watersheds: Year 2 Progress Report to EPA. USEPA, Washington, DC.
  • Wainger, L., T. Maxwell and R. Costanza. 1996. Development of a Landscape Model to Evaluate the Effects of Land Conversion on Hydrology in Sawmill Creek Watershed, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Final Report to Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
  • Fitz, H.C., A. Voinov, and R. Costanza. 1995. The Everglades Landscape Model: Final Report. Report to the Everglades Systems Research Division, South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416.
  • Fitz, H.C., A. Voinov, and R. Costanza. 1995. The Everglades Landscape Model: Verification Analysis Report. Report to the Everglades Systems Research Division, South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416. 16 pages.
  • Fitz, H.C., A. Voinov, and R. Costanza. 1995. The Everglades Landscape Model: Calibration Analysis Report. Report to the Everglades Systems Research Division, South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416. 13 pages and binary files.
  • Fitz, H.C., A. Voinov, and R. Costanza. 1995. The Everglades Landscape Model: Multiscale Sensitivity Analysis. Report to the Everglades Systems Research Division, South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416. 88 pages.
  • Costanza, R., H. C. Fitz, T. Maxwell, A. Voinov, H. Voinov, and L. A. Wainger. 1995. Patuxent Landscape Model: Sensitivity Analysis and Nutrient Management Scenarios. Interim Report for U.S. EPA Cooperative Agreement #CR 821925010. University of Maryland Institute for Ecological Economics, Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies, University of Maryland, Box 38, Solomons, MD 20688-0038.
  • Fitz, H.C., R. Costanza, and E. Reyes. 1994. The Everglades Landscape Model (ELM): Compilation of Verification Data. Report to the Everglades Systems Research Division, South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416. 2 pages and 57 Mb binary files.
  • Fitz, H.C., R. Costanza, and E. Reyes. 1994. The Everglades Landscape Model (ELM): Compilation of Calibration Data. Report to the Everglades Systems Research Division, South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416. 7 pages and 48 Mb binary files.
  • Costanza, R., E. DeBellevue, T. Maxwell and M. Jacobsen, 1993. Development of the Patuxent Landscape Model (PLM) Phase I. Report of the Ecological Landscape Models for Evaluating the Interactive Dynamics of the Patuxent River Watershed and Estuary Project. The Chesapeake Bay Research & Monitoring Division, Tidewater Administration, Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Maryland International Institute for Ecological Economics, Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies, University of Maryland, Solomons, MD.
  • Fitz, H.C., R. Costanza, and E. Reyes. 1993. The Everglades Landscape Model (ELM): Summary Report of Task 2, Model Development. Report to the Everglades Systems Research Division, South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416, 109 pages.
  • Costanza, R., H. C. Fitz, J. A. Bartholomew, and E. DeBellevue. 1992. The Everglades Landscape Model (ELM): Summary Report of Task I Model Feasibility Assessment. Center for Environmental and Estuarine Studies, University of Maryland, Solomons, MD.
  • Costanza, R. and E. B. DeBellevue. 1990. Environmental Evaluation of the CAR Proposal for Integrated Wastewater Treatment, Irrigation, and Conservation Projects in the Bogota, Colombia region. Report to the Interamerican Development Bank, Washington, DC.
  • Day, J. W. Jr., R. Costanza, K. Teague, N. Taylor, G. P. Kemp, R. Day, and R. E. Becker. 1986. Wetland Impoundments: A Global Survey for Comparison with the Louisiana Coastal Zone. Final Report to the Geological Survey Division, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.
  • Turner, R. E., I. A. Mendelssohn, K. L. McKee, R. Costanza, C. Neill, J. P. Sikora, W. B. Sikora, and E. Swenson. 1986. Backfilling Canals in Coastal Louisiana. Proceedings of the Coastal Society Tenth National Conference: Estuarine and Coastal Management: Tools of the Trade. International Hotel, New Orleans, LA, 10/12/86-10/15/86.
  • Costanza, R. and S. C. Farber. 1985. The Economic Value of Coastal Wetlands in Louisiana. Final Report to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources. Center for Wetland Resources, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.
  • Costanza, R. and S. C. Farber. 1985. The Economic Value of Wetlands in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Final Report to the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium. Center for Wetland Resources, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.
  • Turner, R. E., I. A. Mendelssohn, R. Costanza, K. L. McKee, C. Neill, J. P. Sikora, W. B. Sikora, and E. Swenson. 1984. Evaluation of Backfilling Canals as a Means of Mitigating the Environmental Impact of Canals. Final Report, Coastal Management Section, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Baton Rouge, LA 70808.
  • Costanza, R. and C. J. Cleveland. 1983. Ultimate Recoverable Hydrocarbons in Louisiana: A Net Energy Approach. Contract Report to LSU Center for Energy Studies, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.
  • Costanza, R. 1982. Cross-Sectional Analysis of Embodied Energy Contribution to Economic Activity in the United States. Subcontract Report to Cornell University for NSF project PRA-8003845. Center for Environmental Research and Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853.
  • Costanza, R. 1981. Environmental Impacts and Costs of OCS Natural Gas Activities on the State of Louisiana. Prepared for the First Use Tax Defense Legal Team, State of Louisiana. Gulf South Research Institute, Baton Rouge, LA 70808.
  • Costanza, R. 1981. Discussion of: A Case for the Systems Approach to Improving the Energy Efficiency of Fisheries. Fishing Industry Energy Conservation Conference. Oct. 25-27, Seattle, WA.
  • Costanza, R. 1981. Integrating Economics and Ecology for Improved Evaluation of Alternative Technologies. pp. 62-63 in: Research Needs for a Basic Science of the System of Humanity and Nature and Appropriate Technology for the Future: Results Of A Workshop At Gainesville, Fla. May 14-16, 1981. M. T. Brown and H. T. Odum (eds.), Energy Analysis Workshop, Center for Wetlands of Florida at Gainesville.
  • Day, J. W., R. Costanza, and L. A. Deegan. 1980. The Use of a Systems Approach for Quantifying Environmental Impacts. Prepared for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Coastal Ecology Lab. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.
  • Costanza, R. 1979. Embodied Energy in Goods and Services Calculated from the 1967 Input-Output Data Including Labor and Government Service Feedbacks and Solar Energy Inputs. pp. 209-254 in: Energy Basis for the United States. H. T. Odum (ed.), Annual Report to the Department of Energy. Contract No. EY-76-5-05-4398. Energy Analysis and Systems Ecology Group, Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611.
  • Costanza, R. 1979. Power-Maximizing Energy Exchange Simulation Model with Applications to the U.S. Economy-Environment and the South Florida Region. pp. 259-319 in: Energy Basis for the United States. H. T. Odum (ed.), Annual Report to the Department of Energy. Contract No. EY-76-5-05-4398. Energy Analysis and Systems Ecology Group, Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611.
  • Costanza, R., and D. Hornbeck. 1979. Input-Output Analysis as a Tool for Evaluating the Economic Effects of Supply Constraints. Report to Florida Governor’s Energy Office. 301 Bryant Bldg. Tallahassee, FL 32301.
  • Costanza, R. and D. Hornbeck. 1979. An Energy Data Base System for Florida: Preliminary System Design and Implementation. Report to Florida Governor’s Energy Office. 301 Bryant Bldg. Tallahassee, FL 32301.
  • Wang, F. C., H. T. Odum, and R. Costanza. 1978. Concepts for Assessment of Energy Related Impacts of Water. American Society of Civil Engineers Spring Convention. Reprint #3246. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Costanza, R. 1978. Energy Costs of Goods and Services in 1967 Including Solar Energy Inputs and Labor and Government Service Feedbacks. Document No. 262, Center for Advanced Computation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Costanza, R. 1977. Energy Models of Exchange with Simulation of the Role of Exchange in Spatial Organization. In: Energy Analysis of Models of the United States. H.T. Odum and J. Alexander (eds.), Annual Report to the Department of Energy. Contract No. EY-76-5-05-4398. Systems Ecology and Energy Analysis Group. Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • Odum, H. T., C. Kylstra, J. Alexander, N. Sipe, P. Lem, M. Brown, S. Brown, M. Kemp, M. Sell, W. Mitsch, E. DeBellevue, T. Ballentine, T. Fontaine, S. Bayley, J. Zucchetto, R. Costanza, G. Gardner, T. Dolan, A. March, W. Boynton, M. Gilliland, and D. Young. 1976. Net Energy Analysis of Alternatives for the United States. pp. 254-304. In: Middle and Long-Term Energy Policies and Alternatives. 94th Congress 2nd Session Committee Print. Prepared for the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the U.S. House of Representatives. Serial No. 94-63. U.S. Gov. Printing Office.
  • Bayley, S., R. Costanza, T. Dolan, R. Gutierrez, and D. Barile. 1975. A Comparison of Energetics vs. Economic Cost-Benefit Analysis for the Upper St. Johns River. Contract No. DACW17-75-C-0073, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Brown, M., S. Brown, R. Costanza, E. DeBellevue, K. Ewell, R. Gutierrez, D. Layland, W. Mitch, H. Odum, and M. Sell. 1975. Natural Systems and Carrying Capacity of the Green Swamp. Report to Florida Department of Administration, Division of State Planning. Contract No. M74-30317. Center for Wetlands. Univ. of Florida, 336 pp.
  • Brown, M., R. Costanza, and C. Wojick. 1975. Construction and Evaluation of Housing in Cypress Wetlands. In: Cypress Wetlands for Water Management, Recycling and Conservation. Second Annual Report to the National Science Foundation, Grant AEN 73-07823 AOI, and the Rockefeller Foundation, Grant RF-73029. H. T. Odum and K. C. Ewel, Principal Investigators.
  • Costanza, R. 1975. The Spatial Distribution of Land Use Subsystems, Incoming Energy and Energy Use in South Florida from 1900 to 1973. Master’s Research Project. Department of Architecture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 204pp.