Publications & Honors


Myles, C., M.M. Tobias, & I. McKinnon. 2019. “‘A big fish in a small pond’: How Arizona wine country was made” in Agritourism, Wine Tourism, Craft Beer Tourism: Local Responses to peripherality through tourism niches. M. Giulia Pezzi, A. Faggian, N. Reid, eds. Routledge. (forthcoming).

Tobias, M.M. 2018. Women in Geoscience: An interview with Michele Tobias. Cogent Geosciences, 4(1), 1432291.

Drake, M., M. Tobias, & N. Barve. 2016. Large Marine Mammal Carcass Management. Memorandum. State of California – Resources Agency – Department of Parks & Recreation.

Tobias, M.M. 2015. California Foredune Plant Biogeomorphology. Physical Geography. 36(1): 19-33.

Tobias, M.M. 2013. Effects of Trampling on Ambrosia chamissonis and Cakile maritima Cover on California's beaches. Madroño, 60(1):4-10.

Tobias, M.M. 2012. California Beach Plant Biogeography: Biogeomorphology and Ecological Succession, Effects of Foot-Traffic Concentration, and Low-Altitude Aerial Photography. Dissertation. University of California, Davis.

Tobias, M., S. Long, L. Barry, & A. Mandel 2012. Occupy UC Davis, November 21, 2011. Grassroots Mapping Forum, Winter 2012/2013.

Tobias, M.M. 2008. Monitoring Shorebird Habitat Using Softcopy Photogrammetry: the Case of the Western Snowy Plover at Coal Oil Point Reserve, Santa Barbara, CA. Physical Geography, 29(3): 275-288.

Tobias, M.M. 2007. Plover: a Subpopulation-Based Modelof the Effects of Management on Western Snowy Plovers. Endangered Species UPDATE, 24(4): 104-109. (Figures and tables were erroneously omitted from the original publication and were printed in the following issue.)

Tobias, M.M. 2006. Monitoring Shorebird Habitat Using Softcopy Photgrammetry: The Case of Western Snowy Plover in the Coal Oil Point Reserve, Santa Barbara, California. Masters Thesis. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


Maps in: Conner, M. & Plocharcyzk, L. 2020. Libraries and Reading: Intellectual Disability and the Extent of Library Diversity (proposed title). Emerald Publishing Limited.

Maps in: Smoodin, E. 2020. Paris in the Dark: Going to the Movies in the City of Light, 1930–1950. Duke University Press.

Maps in: Middleton Manning, B.R. 2018. Upstream: Trust Lands and Power on the Feather River. University of Arizona Press.

Tobias, M.M. 2017. "NASA Moon Trees", map. Geohipster Calendar.

Maps in: Okamoto, S. & J.S. Shibamoto-Smith. 2016. The Social Life of the Japanese Language: Cultural Discourse and Situated Practice. Cambridge University Press. p. 34 & 40.

Maps in: Pruitt, L.R. & M.R. Vanegas. 2015. Urbanormativity, Spatial Privilege, and Judicial Blind Spots in Abortion Law. Berkeley Jounral of Gender, Law, & Justice. 2015. p. 157 & 168.

Map in: Mumma, M.D., D.B. Biercks, & J.F. Holmes. 2014. Availability and Utilization of Cardiac Resuscitation Centers. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. Figure 2

Map in: Underwood, E.C., D. Olson, A.D. Hollander, & J.F. Quinn. 2014. Ever-wet Tropical Forests as Biodiversity Refuges. Nature Climate Change 4: 740-741.

Maps in: Sze, J. 2015. Fantasy Islands: Chinese Dreams and Ecological Fears in an Age of Climate Crisis. University of California Press. 249 p.

Tobias, M.M. 2011. A Geographical Research Review of California's Beach Plants. Printed Map. California Geographical Society, Bishop Conference, CA. April 29- May 1, 2011.


Sautter Award, Silver - American Viticultural Areas Digitizing Project, UC Davis Library & UC Santa Barbara Library 2018

FOSS4G Travel Grant 2014

Paper Cartographic Award, 2nd Place, California Geographical Society 2011

Geosystems Award, California Geographical Society 2010

Space Grant Graduate Student Internship, CSTARS, CalSpace, & NASA 2008

Margaret Trussell Scholarship, Association of Pacific Coast Geographers 2007

Jastro-Shields Fellowship, Graduate Group in Geography 2007, 2008, 2009

Block Grant, Graduate Group in Geography 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Graduate Student Association Travel Award, 2008

Anne E. Shipman-Stevens Scholarship, January 2006