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Joseph P Nielsen

Joseph Nielsen is the Director of Integrated Information Dissemination Division (IIDD) for the USGS Water Resources Mission Area.

Joe currently manages the Integrated Information Dissemination Division (IIDD) within the USGS Water Resources Mission Area. In this role he leads a broad team of science communication specialists, developers, visualization specialists, data scientists, social scientists, and decision scientists to further the IIDD mission to provide water information to empower decision-making, education, and science.

A career USGS employee, Joe has previously served in a variety of staff and management roles encompassing hydraulic modeling, water data collection, quality assurance, IT development, and project management.