The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands
A graduate of Roncalli High School in Omaha, Tom received two B.S. degrees from the University of Nebraska-Omaha (Physics and Interdisciplinary Studies in Geology) in 1980. He studied at Washington University in St. Louis earning a Master’s degree in Planetary Science in 1982. In 1985 he earned a second Master’s (Physics) from the University of Texas at Dallas and a Ph.D. in Geophysics from Northwestern University in 1993. He has worked for the DoD as a geodesist (DMAAC, St. Louis), ARCO Oil and Gas Company as a well log analyst, a physics lecturer at St. Xavier University, and the Missouri University Science and Technology, and an assistant/associate professor of physics at Pittsburg State University. He joined the USGS and CEGIS in 2009.
Varanka, D., J. Carter, E. L. Usery, and T. Shoberg. Topographic Mapping Data Semantics Through Data Conversion and Enhancement, in Ashish, N. and A.P. Sheth, eds., Geospatial Semantics and the Semantic Web: Foundations, Algorithms and Applications, Series, Semantic Web and Beyond, V. 12. Springer Science and Business Media, LLC, 20
Shoberg, T., P.R. Stoddard, and M.P. Finn. Rejuvenating pre-GPS Era Geophysical Surveys with The National Map. Journal of Surveying Engineering. 138, 57; DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)SU.1943-5428.0000068 ,2012
Shoberg, T. and P.R. Stoddard. Integrating stations from the North America Gravity Database into a local GPS-based land gravity survey. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 89, 76 – 83