Thomas C. Weber

Associate Professor
Phone: (603) 862-1659
Office: Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping, Chase Ocean Engineering Lab, Durham, NH 03824


  • Ph.D., Acoustics, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., Ocean Engineering, University of Rhode Island
  • B.S., Ocean Engineering, University of Rhode Island

Courses Taught

  • IAM 550: Intro to Engineering Computing
  • OE 610: Ocean Instrumentation Lab
  • OE 765: Underwater Acoustics
  • OE 965: Advanced Underwater Acoustics
  • OE 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Blomberg, A., Weber, T., & Austeng, A. (2018). Improved Visualization of Hydroacoustic Plumes Using the Split-Beam Aperture Coherence. Sensors, 18(7), 2033. doi:10.3390/s18072033

Weber, T. C., Rice, G., & Smith, M. (2018). Toward a standard line for use in multibeam echo sounder calibration. Marine Geophysical Research, 39(1-2), 75-87. doi:10.1007/s11001-017-9334-3

Stranne, C., Mayer, L., Jakobsson, M., Weidner, E., Jerram, K., Weber, T. C., . . . Gårdfeldt, K. (2018). Acoustic mapping of mixed layer depth. Ocean Science, 14(3), 503-514. doi:10.5194/os-14-503-2018

Stranne, C., Mayer, L., Weber, T. C., Ruddick, B. R., Jakobsson, M., Jerram, K., . . . Gårdfeldt, K. (2017). Acoustic Mapping of Thermohaline Staircases in the Arctic Ocean. Scientific Reports, 7(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15486-3

Heaton, J. L., Rice, G., & Weber, T. C. (2017). An extended surface target for high-frequency multibeam echo sounder calibration. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141(4), EL388-EL394. doi:10.1121/1.4980006

Weber, T. C., Mayer, L., Jerram, K., Beaudoin, J., Rzhanov, Y., & Lovalvo, D. (2014). Acoustic estimates of methane gas flux from the seabed in a 6000 km 2 region in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15(5), 1911-1925. doi:10.1002/2014GC005271

Colbo, K., Ross, T., Brown, C., & Weber, T. (2014). A review of oceanographic applications of water column data from multibeam echosounders. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 145, 41-56. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2014.04.002

Jones, D. T., Wilson, C. D., De Robertis, A., Rooper, C. N., Weber, T. C., & Butler, J. L. (2012). Evaluation of rockfish abundance in untrawlable habitat: combining acoustic and complementary sampling tools. FISHERY BULLETIN, 110(3), 332-343. Retrieved from

Kessler, J. D., Valentine, D. L., Redmond, M. C., Du, M., Chan, E. W., Mendes, S. D., . . . Weber, T. C. (2011). A Persistent Oxygen Anomaly Reveals the Fate of Spilled Methane in the Deep Gulf of Mexico. Science, 331(6015), 312-315. doi:10.1126/science.1199697

McGonigle, C., Grabowski, J. H., Brown, C. J., Weber, T. C., & Quinn, R. (2011). Detection of deep water benthic macroalgae using image-based classification techniques on multibeam backscatter at Cashes Ledge, Gulf of Maine, USA. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 91(1), 87-101. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2010.10.016

Most Cited Publications