Joseph Neilsen

Mr. Neilsen is a Staff Scientist with an extensive background in Natural Hazards & Catastrophes —which brings a unique perspective to ERMI’s services within the Petroleum Restoration Program (PRP).


Mr. Neilsen’s remediation experience includes the following: soil and groundwater assessment, soil extraction, Air Sparge (AS), Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE), biosparging, Multi-phase Extraction (MPE), bioremediation, chemical oxidation, hydraulic containment, free product recovery and treatment and Natural Attenuation Monitoring (NAM). Mr. Neilsen collects data on active remediation sites that are utilized to generate Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Reports.



  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certified & 8-hour refresher training


  • Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector #52407


The University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Sciences
Masters of Professional Science in Natural Hazards & Catastrophes, Anthropogenic & Climatic


Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers
Bachelors of Science in Marine Science