Nicholas Johnson graduated with a B.A. in Geosciences in 2006 and began supporting hydrographic surveys using bathymetric lidar with Fugro Pelagos. His responsibilities began with field acquisition support and grew to system calibrations, project QA/QC, staff training, processing optimization, and reporting. Nicholas was hired as a Physical Scientist in 2010 for USACE, directly supporting the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise’s National Coastal Mapping Program. On top of supporting planning, calibration, processing, products, and deliverable contracts, he shares the task of sensor and software development review with JALBTCX partners. Nicholas also serves as Co-Chair of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Bathymetry Working Group.