Local Scientists Bring Research to Marine Science Symposium
February 2, 2023 - Homer News.
(Dr.) Tobin and undergraduate co-authors presented a poster session, “First Observations of Harbor Porpoise Mating in Alaska & Preliminary Results from Photo ID Matching: Conservation Implications for this Elusive Species in Kachemak Bay.”
Semester by the Bay Students Present Work
November 10, 2021 - Homer News
Students and community members gathered in the Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College, University of Alaska Anchorage, last Friday to share research about different types of marine mammals and the conservation efforts necessary to protect them.
Orca 'Swims Again' Thanks To Skeleton Builders
Dec. 1, 2016 - KBBI Radio
Listen as Shahla Farzan describes the assembly of Irniaq by 2016 Semester by the Bay students during a Skeletal articulation class with Lee Post a.k.a. Boneman.
KPC Campus Boasts of Three Articulated Whale Skeletons
December 22nd, 2016 - Homer Tribune
"Currently, completed skeletons of a Stejneger's beaked whale, a beluga and an orca calf — all constructed by college students — hang from the ceiling. The fully articulated Stejneger's beaked whale is believed to be one of only four such skeletons in the world."
"I Can't Believe I Get To Go To School Here"
April 12, 2016 - UAA Alumni spirit
One student describes her experiences in Semester by the Bay, "I felt exhilarated and stunned," said Amelia, who had just arrived in Homer last summer to begin studying in the UAA Kachemak Bay Campus' Semester by the Bay Program"
The Blob That Cooked The Pacific
By Craig Welch
This story appears in the September 2016 issue of National Geographic magazine. Click the pictures in the article to get more pictures including some of Dr. Tobin and students assisting with sea otter response.
Assembling Kachemak Bay Belugas, Bone by Bone
January 3, 2016 - Alaska Dispatch News
"If there's a classroom with more scientific relevance than Kachemak Bay, I can't imagine where it would be. "
Whales Delight in Lingering Autumn Shows
October 22, 2015 - Homer News
"Dr. Tobin, a professor of marine biology at Kachemak Bay Campus, in a phone interview Tuesday. "I was out yesterday with some of my students...and we probably saw at least 12-15 humpbacks."
Designed to Inspire: KBC's Semester by the Bay Attracts Students From Afar
December 10, 2014 - Homer News
"Last Friday, students gathered in Kachemak Bay Campus' Bayview hall as the skeleton of a Stejneger's beaked whale they had carefully pieced together was raised to hang from the college ceiling..."