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2013
T. C. Weber, Jerram, K., Rzhanov, Y., Mayer, L. A., and Lovalvo, D., Acoustic and optical observations of methane gas seeps in the Gulf of Mexico, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, vol. 19. 2013.
M. A. Malik, Mayer, L. A., Weber, T. C., Calder, Brian R., and Huff, L. C., Challenges of defining uncertainty in multibeam sonar derived seafloor backscatter, International Underwater Acoustic Conference and Exhibition. Corfu, Greece, 2013.
B. Welton, Beaudoin, J., Weber, T. C., Lanzoni, C., and Rice, G. A., Development of a Method for a Relative Backscatter Field Calibration using Reson 7125 Multibeam Sonar Systems, US Hydrographic Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA, USA, 2013.
J. Beaudoin, Weber, T. C., Jerram, K., Rice, G. A., Malik, M. A., and Mayer, L. A., Multibeam Echosounder System Optimization for Water Column Mapping of Undersea Gas Seeps, FEMME-2013. Boston, MA, United States, 2013.
T. C. Weber, Lutcavage, M. E., and Schroth-Miller, M. L., Near resonance acoustic scattering from organized schools of juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus), The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 133. pp. 3802-3812, 2013.
K. Jerram, Weber, T. C., and Beaudoin, J., Observing natural methane seep variability in the northern Gulf of Mexico with an 18-kilohertz split-beam scientific echosounder, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, vol. 19. 2013.
V. E. Schmidt, Weber, T. C., and Lurton, X., Optimizing Resolution and Uncertainty in Bathymetric Sonar Systems, Conference Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies and Results. Corfu, Greece, 2013.
T. C. Weber, Rooper, C., Butler, J., Jones, D., and Wilson, C., Seabed classification for trawlability determined with a multibeam echo sounder on Snakehead Bank in the Gulf of Alaska, Fishery Bulletin, vol. 111. pp. 68–77, 2013.
J. L. Heaton, Weber, T. C., Rice, G. A., and Lurton, X., Testing of an extended target for use in high frequency sonar calibration, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, vol. 19. 2013.
J. D. Stockwell, Weber, T. C., Baukus, A. J., and Jech, J. M., On the use of omnidirectional sonars and downwards-looking echosounders to assess pelagic fish distributions during and after midwater trawling, ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, vol. 70(1). pp. 196-203, 2013.
2012
T. C. Weber, Mayer, L. A., De Robertis, A., Greenaway, S. F., Rice, G. A., Beaudoin, J., and Shedd, B., Acoustic observations of oil and gas in the northern Gulf of Mexico during and after the Deepwater Horizon spill, 243rd Meeting of the American Chemical Society. 2012.
T. C. Weber, Jerram, K., and Mayer, L. A., Acoustic sensing of gas seeps in the deep ocean with split-beam echosounders, 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, Edinburgh, Scotland. 2012.
V. E. Schmidt, Weber, T. C., and Trembanis, A. C., Automated Optimal Processing of Phase Differencing Side-scan Sonar Data using the Most Probable Angle Algorithm, IEEE OCEANS 2012. IEEE, Hampton Roads, VA, 2012. PID2487337.pdf (381.85 KB)
C. Lanzoni and Weber, T. C., Calibration of multibeam echo sounders: a comparison between two methodologies, 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, Edinburgh, Scotland. 2012.
J. M. Jech, Boswell, K., Barao, T., Condiotty, J., Melvin, G., Taylor, J., Wakefield, W., and Weber, T. C., Calibration of two orthogonal dual-frequency identifications onars (DIDSONS), 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics, Edinburgh, Scotland. 2012.
G. A. Rice, Weber, T. C., and Pirtle, J. L., Descriptive Report to Accompany NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson 2011, 2012. DY1103_Descriptive_Report.pdf (1.65 MB)
J. L. Pirtle, Weber, T. C., Wilson, C. D., Rooper, C., and Heifetz, J., Essential Fish Habitat Project Status Report: Low-cost multibeam mapping to support habitat based groundfish assessment and deepwater coral research in the Gulf of Alaska, NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA, USA, 2012.
D. T. Jones, Wilson, C. D., De Robertis, A., Rooper, C., Weber, T. C., and Butler, J. L., Evaluation of rockfish abundance in untrawlable habitat: combining acoustic and complementary sampling tools, Fishery Bulletin, vol. 110. pp. 332–343, 2012.
K. Jerram, Weber, T. C., and Beaudoin, J., Exploring the capabilities of an 18-kHz split-beam scientific echosounder for water column mapping and seafloor positioning of methane seeps in the northern Gulf of Mexico., The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 2012.
T. C. Weber, Mayer, L. A., Beaudoin, J., Jerram, K., Malik, M. A., Shedd, B., and Rice, G. A., Mapping Gas Seeps with the Deepwater Multibeam Echosounder on Okeanos Explorer, Oceanography, vol. 25. 2012.
G. A. Rice, Greenaway, S. F., Weber, T. C., and Beaudoin, J., Methods for Collecting and Using Backscatter Field Calibration Information for the Reson 7000 Series Multibeam, 2012 Canadian Hydrographic Conference. Niagara Falls, Canada, 2012. Rice_CHC2012.pdf (239.36 KB)
S. H. Hickman, Hsieh, P. A., Mooney, W. D., Enomoto, C. B., Nelson, P. H., Mayer, L. A., Weber, T. C., Moran, K., Flemings, P. B., and McNutt, M. K., Scientific basis for safely shutting in the Macondo Well after the April 20, 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2012.
J. L. Pirtle, Weber, T. C., Wilson, C. D., and Rooper, C., Seafloor Characterization for Trawlability and Fish Habitat Using the Simrad ME70 Multibeam Echosounder in the Gulf of Alaska, 2nd National Habitat Assessment Workshop: Fisheries Science to Support NOAA’s Habitat Blueprint. NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology, Seattle, WA, USA, 2012.
J. L. Pirtle, Weber, T. C., Wilson, C. D., and Rooper, C., Seafloor Characterization for Trawlability and Fish Habitat Using the Simrad ME70 Multibeam Echosounder in the Gulf of Alaska, Ocean Sciences Meeting - ASLO/AGU/TOS. Salt Lake City, UT, United States, 2012.
J. L. Pirtle, Weber, T. C., Wilson, C. D., Rooper, C., and Calder, Brian R., Seafloor Characterization for Trawlability Using the Simrad ME70 Multibeam Echosounder in the Gulf of Alaska, GeoHab, Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping Meeting. Orcas Island, WA, United States, 2012.
2011
A. De Robertis, Weber, T. C., Mayer, L. A., and Wilson, C., Acoustic observations of the deep scattering layer during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, 161st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Seattle, WA, USA, 2011.
M. L. Schroth-Miller and Weber, T. C., Assessing juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna schools in the Northwest Atlantic using sonar data and aerial imagery, 161st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Seattle, WA, USA, 2011.
D. T. Jones, Weber, T. C., Rooper, C., Butler, J. L., Wilson, C., and De Robertis, A., Assessing rockfish abundance in complex habitats using acoustics and cameras, 161st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Seattle, WA, USA, 2011.
T. C. Weber, Lyons, A. P., and Bradley, D. L., Consistency in statistical moments as a test for bubble cloud clustering, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 130. pp. p. 3,396 - 3,405, 2011.
G. A. Rice, Weber, T. C., Beaudoin, J., and Pirtle, J. L., Descriptive Report for Project BY1001, NOAA Integrated Ocean and Coastal Mapping Center, Durham, NH, USA, 2011.
T. C. Weber, Beaudoin, J., Shedd, B., Malik, M. A., Jerram, K., Rice, G. A., and Mayer, L. A., Detecting and mapping gas seeps with a deepwater multibeam echosounder, Subsea and Arctic Leak Detection Symposium. Houston, TX, USA, 2011.
C. McGonigle, Grabowski, J., Brown, C., Weber, T. C., and Quin, R., 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, vol. 91. Elsevier, New York, NY, USA, pp. 87-101, 2011.
J. L. Pirtle, Wilson, C., Rooper, C., Weber, T. C., and Heifetz, J., Essential Fish Habitat project status report, NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA, USA, 2011.
M. L. Schroth-Miller and Weber, T. C., Estimating Atlantic Bluefin Tuna number density using the second moment of intensity, Acoustical Society of America. San Diego, CA, USA, 2011.
T. C. Weber, De Robertis, A., Greenaway, S. F., Smith, S. M., Mayer, L. A., and Rice, G. A., Estimating oil concentration and flow rate with calibrated vessel-mounted acoustic echo sounders, PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America), vol. 108. 2011.
C. Lanzoni and Weber, T. C., A Method for Field Calibration of a Multibeam Echo Sounder, Oceans MTS/IEEE 2011. Kona, HI, USA, 2011.
T. C. Weber, Schroth-Miller, M. L., Lutcavage, M. E., Pe'eri, S., and Rzhanov, Y., Mid-frequency backscatter from spatially organized fish schools, 162nd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. San Diego, CA, USA, 2011.
J. Kessler, Valentine, D., Redmond, M., Du, M., Chan, E., Mendes, S., Quiroz, E., Villanueva, C., Shusta, S., Werra, L., Yvon-Lewis, S., and Weber, T. C., A persistent oxygen anomaly reveals the fate of spilled methane in the deep Gulf of Mexico, Science, vol. 331. pp. p. 312 - 315, 2011.
2010
C. Lanzoni and Weber, T. C., High Resolution Calibration of a Multibeam Echo Sounder, IEEE Oceans. Seattle, WA, USA, 2010.
T. C. Weber, Demer, D., Cutter Jr., R. G., and Wilson, C., Working from Top to Bottom with the ME70 Multibeam Echosounder, ICES Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics, Science and Technology. San Diego, CA, USA, pp. 4-4, 2010.
L. A. Mayer, Weber, T. C., James V Gardner, Malik, M. A., Beaudoin, J., and Doucet, M., More than the Bottom: Multibeam Sonars and Water-column Imaging, American Geophysical Union (AGU). San Francisco, CA, USA, pp. 1-1, 2010.
S. F. Greenaway and Weber, T. C., Test Methodology for Evaluation of Linearity of Multibeam Echosounder Backscatter Performance, IEEE Oceans. Seattle, WA, USA, 2010.
T. C. Weber, Mayer, L. A., Greenaway, S. F., De Robertis, A., Wilson, C., Smith, S. M., and Rice, G. A., Observations Near the Well Head using Vessel Mounted Scientific Echo Sounders, Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, 2010.
T. C. Weber, Williams, K., and Tang, D., Acoustic Estimates of Size Distribution for Bubbles Released from the Seabed, Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, 2010.
V. E. Schmidt, Weber, T. C., Wiley, D. N., and Johnson, M. P., Underwater Tracking of Humpback Whales (Megaptera Novaeangliae) with High-Frequency Pingers and Acoustic Recording Tags, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 35. IEEE, Washington DC, Washington DC, USA, pp. 821-836, 2010.
2008
T. C. Weber, Clustered Scatters: The Effect on the Mean Acoustic Field, Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Paris, Paris, France, 2008.
M. Weirathmueller, Weber, T. C., and Mayer, L. A., Observations of High Frequency, Long Range Acoustic Propagation in a Harbor Environment, WaterSide Security. Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2008.
T. C. Weber, Weirathmueller, M., and Mayer, L. A., High-frequency One-way Propagation Experiments in Portsmouth Harbor, NH, Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Miami, FL, USA, 2008.
T. C. Weber, Clustered Scatterers: The Effect on the Mean Acoustic Field, ACM Transactions on Applied Perception (TAP), vol. 123. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), New York, NY, USA, pp. 3897-3898, 2008.
T. C. Weber, Observations of clustering inside oceanic bubble clouds and the effect on short-range acoustic propagation, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 124. Acoustical Society of America, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 2783-2792, 2008. Weber_08_Observations_Clustering.pdf (552.92 KB)
2007
T. C. Weber, Lyons, A. P., and Bradley, D. L., Identify Bubble Clustering: Comparisons of the Coherent and Incoherent Fields, Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies & Results (UAM). Heraklion, Crete, Greece, pp. 0-0, 2007.
T. C. Weber, Pena, H., and Bradley, D. L., Identifying Bubble Clustering: Comparisons of the Coherent and Incoherent Fields, Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies & Results (UAM). Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 2007.
T. C. Weber, Pena, H., and Jech, J. M., Multibeam and single-beam sonar observations of Atlantic herring in the Gulf of Maine, Acoustical Society of America (ASA). New Orleans, LA, USA, pp. 0-0, 2007.
A. P. Lyons, Weber, T. C., and Gustafson, M. J., An experimental study on the causes of non-Rayleigh scattered envelope statistics, Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies & Results (UAM). Heraklion, Crete, Greece, pp. 0-0, 2007.
M. Weirathmueller, Weber, T. C., Schmidt, V. E., McGillicuddy, G., Mayer, L. A., and Huff, L. C., Acoustic positioning and tracking in Portsmouth Harbour, New Hampshire, IEEE Oceans. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, pp. 0-0, 2007.
T. C. Weber, Lyons, A. P., and Bradley, D. L., Acoustic Propagation in Bubble Clouds Exhibiting Spatial Structure in the Fluctuating Number Density, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 32. IEEE, Washington DC, Washington DC, USA, pp. 513-523, 2007.
A. P. Lyons, Parks, S., and Weber, T. C., An Experimental Test for Scattered Envelope Statistics, Acoustical Society of America (ASA). New Orleans, LA, USA, pp. 0-0, 2007.
A. P. Lyons and Weber, T. C., A multibeam sonar survey for benthic lake habitat: Assessing the impact of invasive mussels in Seneka Lake, New York, Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies & Results (UAM). Heraklion, Crete, Greece, pp. 0-0, 2007.
T. C. Weber and Pena, H., Combining Single Frequency Multibeam with Multifrequency Singlebeam Sonars: An Example with Atlantic Herring, Conference Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies and Results. Crete, Greece, Greece, pp. 0-0, 2007.
V. E. Schmidt, Weber, T. C., Ware, C., Arsenault, R., Wiley, D. N., Johnson, M. P., Dawe, E., and Friedlaender, A. S., Whale tracking underwater: high frequency acoustic pingers and the instrumented tag (DTAG), Acoustical Society of America (ASA). New Orleans, LA, USA, pp. 0-0, 2007.
T. C. Weber, Multibeam sonar observations of near-surface bubbles during a storm, Acoustical Society of America (ASA). New Orleans, LA, USA, pp. 0-0, 2007.
2006
F. S. Henyey, Tang, D., Williams, K., Lien, R., Becker, K., Culver, R. L., Gabel, P., Lyons, J., and Weber, T. C., Effect of nonlinear internal waves on midfrequency acoustic propagation on the continental shelf, Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Providence, RI, USA, pp. 0-0, 2006.
C. W. Holland, Weber, T. C., and Etiope, G., Acoustic Scattering from Mud Volcanoes and Carbonate Mounts, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 120. Acoustical Society of America, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 3553-3565, 2006.
T. C. Weber and Lyons, A. P., A multibeam survey of mid-Seneca Lake: bathymetry, backscatter, and invasive species, Finger Lakes Research Conference (FLRC). Geneva, NY, USA, pp. 1-17, 2006.
T. C. Weber, Lyons, A. P., and Bradley, D. L., Multiple Frequency Acoustic Propagation Through Clusters of Bubbles, Acoustical Society of America (ASA). New Orleans, LA, USA, pp. 3346-3347, 2006.
2005
C. W. Holland, Weber, T. C., and Etiope, G., Close-range acoustic scattering from mud volcanoes, Acoustical Society of America (ASA). St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, pp. 0-0, 2005.
T. C. Weber, Lyons, A. P., and Bradley, D. L., Concurrent optical and acoustic scattering measurements in bubble clouds, Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies & Results (UAM). Heraklion, Crete, Greece, pp. 0-0, 2005.
R. L. Culver, Weber, T. C., and Bradley, D. L., The Use of Multibeam Sonars to Image Bubbly Shipwakes, Underwater Acoustic Measurements: Technologies & Results (UAM). Heraklion, Crete, Greece, pp. 0-0, 2005.
T. C. Weber, Holland, C. W., and Etiope, G., Observations of a geoclutter feature in the straits of Sicily, Acoustical Society of America (ASA). St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, pp. 0-0, 2005.
T. C. Weber, Lyons, A. P., and Bradley, D. L., An Estimate of the Gas Transfer Rate from Oceanic Bubbles Derived from Multibeam Sonar Observations of a Ship Wake, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 110. American Geophysical Union , Washington DC, Washington DC, USA, pp. 0-11, 2005.
2004
T. C. Weber, Lyons, A. P., and Bradley, D. L., The effects of fluctuating spatial structures in bubble clouds on the statistics of acoustic propagation, International Conference on High-Resolution Survey in Shallow Water (HRSSW). Plymouth, Devon, UK, pp. 0-0, 2004.
T. C. Weber, Calibration of a Reson SeaBat 8101 Multibeam Echosounder, Penn State University, 2004.
T. C. Weber, Bradley, D. L., Lyons, A. P., and Bjorno, L., Acoustic Propagation Through Bubbles: An Exploration of the 1st and 2nd Moments in Various Flow Conditions, International Conference on Theoretical and Computational Acoustics (ICTCA). Honolulu, HI, USA, pp. 448-469, 2004.
T. C. Weber, Lyons, A. P., and Bradley, D. L., Multibeam sonar observations of hydrodynamic forcing functions and bubble persistence in a ship wake, Acoustical Society of America (ASA). San Diego, CA, USA, pp. 0-0, 2004.
1999
J. H. Miller, Weber, T. C., Tuttle, A., and Potter, D. C., The dependence of target strength of the northern right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) on the acoustic properties of blubber, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 106. Acoustical Society of America, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 0-2163, 1999.
J. H. Miller, Potter, D. C., Weber, T. C., and Felix, J., The target strength of the northern right whale (Eubalaena glacialis), Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 105. Acoustical Society of America, Melville, NY, USA, pp. 0-992, 1999.