Josh Nimetz

Sr. Elevation Project Lead, USGS

Josh Nimetz is the Senior Elevation Project Lead for the USGS National Geospatial Technical Operations Center. His work with NGTOC involves technical program management of the National 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) and, recently, technical program management support for the new National 3D Hydrography Program (3DHP). Prior to joining the Geological Survey, Josh worked in the private sector geospatial data acquisition and production industry. Josh is a past director of the ASPRS Lidar Division and member of the ASPRS Positional Accuracy Standards v2 working group. He holds an ASPRS CMS-RS (currently inactive). His favorite part of working in the geospatial community – all the intelligent and enthusiastic people!


Get Directions Magazine delivered to you
Please enter a valid email address
Please let us know that you're not a robot by using reCAPTCHA.
Sorry, there was a problem submitting your sign up request. Please try again or email

Thank You! We'll email you to verify your address.

In order to complete the subscription process, simply check your inbox and click on the link in the email we have just sent you. If it is not there, please check your junk mail folder.

Thank you!

It looks like you're already subscribed.

If you still experience difficulties subscribing to our newsletters, please contact us at