Scholarly Interests: Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Data visualization; Cartography; Emergency preparation and management; Homeland security; Earthquake nucleation and rupture mechanics.
Ph.D. (ABD), Geophysics, Brown University
M.A., Geophysics, Brown University
B.A., Physics and Geology, Johns Hopkins University
Scott Costello works full-time as a GIS Coordinator for the State of New Jersey. He is currently developing a resilient GIS data sharing platform for state agencies to securely share data with each other, as well as federal and local government agencies, during emergencies.