Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

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Burt, J.M., T. Tinker, D.K. Okamoto, K.G. Demes, A.K. (2108) Salomon. Sudden collapse of a mesopredator reveals its complementary role in mediating rocky reef regime shifts. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Lemay M.A, P.T. Martone, P. Keeling, J.M. Burt, K.A. Krumhansl, R.D. Saunders, L. Wegener Parfrey (2018) Sympatric kelp species share a large portion of their surface bacterial communities. Environmental Microbiology 20, 658-670

Ramirez K.S, A.A. Berhe, J.M. Burt, G. Gil-Romera, R.F. Johnson, A.M. Koltz, I. Lacher, T. McGlynn, K.J. Nielsen, R. Schmidt, J.L. Simonis, C.P. terHorst. (2017) The future of ecology is collaborative, inclusive and deconstructs biases. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2: 200

Whitney, C.K., N.J. Bennett, N.C. Ban, E.H. Allison, D. Armitage, J.L. Blythe, J.M. Burt, W.W.L. Cheung, E.M. Finkbeiner, M. Kaplan-Hallam, I. Perry, N.J. Turner, L. Yumagulova (2017) Adaptive capacity: from assessment to action in coastal social-ecological systems. Ecology and Society 22(2):22

Burt, J.M., M.R. Donaldson, K.A. Hruska, S.G. Hinch, J.S. Richardson (2012) Interactive field site visits can help students translate scientific studies into contextual understanding. Fisheries 37: 315-319

Burt, J.M., S.G. Hinch, D.A. Patterson (2012) Parental identity influences progeny responses to incubation thermal stress in sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka). Journal of Fish Biology 80: 444-462

Burt, J.M., S.G. Hinch, D.A. Patterson (2012) Developmental temperature stress and parental identity shape offspring burst swimming performance in sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka). Ecology of Freshwater Fish 21: 176-188

Jeffries K.M., S.G. Hinch, M.R. Donaldson, M.K. Gale, J.M. Burt, L.A. Thompson, A.P. Farrell, D.A. Patterson, K.M. Miller (2011) Temporal changes in blood variables during final maturation and senescence in male sockeye salmon Oncorhynchus nerka: reduced osmoregulatory ability can predict mortality. Journal of Fish Biology 79: 449-465

Burt, J.M., S.G. Hinch, D.A. Patterson (2011) The importance of parentage in assessing temperature effects on fish early life history: a review of the experimental literature. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 21: 377-406

Burt, J.M., E. Halttunen, M.K. Gale (2011) Student reflections on the international symposium on salmonid population ecology in Luarca. Ecology of Freshwater Fishes 20: 495-496

IN REVIEW:

Harvell, D., D. Montecino-Latorre, J.M. Caldwell, J.M. Burt, K. Bosley, A. Keller, S.F. Heron, A.K. Salomon, L. Lee, O. Pontier, C. Pattengill-Semmens, J.K. Gaydos. Disease epidemic and continental collapse of a pivotal predator linked to a marine heatwave. Science Advances.

Rodina, L., S.H. Shah, J.M. Burt, G. McDowell, E.J. Gregr, A. Henry, S. Williams, N.J. Wilson, M. Chapman. Unpacking social-ecological transformations to distill conceptual, ethical, and methodological insights. The Anthropocene Review.

Reports

Peer Reviewed Science Reports

Burt, J.M., Akins, P., Lathem, E. Beck, M., Salomon, A.K., Ban, N.C. 2014. Marine protected area network design features that support resilient human-ocean systems – Applications for British Columbia, Canada. Simon Fraser University. British Columbia, Canada. 159 pp. Available on-line.

Berryman, N., J. Burt, J. Fortier, E. Lotter, B. Mackay, C. Paquin, A. Quock, M. Stock, T. Teitelbaum, and C. Wellen (2004) Aa-Wiishaautuwiihkw: Creating a Culturally Appropriate Protected Area in Paakumshumwaau, James Bay, Quebec. Available on-line.

Other reports

Rao, A. Burt, J.M., Bodtker, K. 2015. Howe Sound Science and Knowledge Workshop: Summary Report. Vancouver, British Columbia. Available on-line.

Burt, J.M., Foster, S., Day, A. 2014. Howe Sound Aquatic Forum: Summary of the day. Furry Creek, British Columbia. Available on-line.

 

Press / Media Communications

The Tyee – Out of Death, Knowledge About Sea Stars’ Vital Role in Kelp Bed Health (Aug. 9, 2018)

Forbes Magazine (Science Feature) – Sea Stars And Sea Otters Work Together To Maintain Canadian Kelp Forests (Aug. 8, 2018)

Hakai Magazine – How an Epidemic Exposed the Ecological Importance of Sea Stars (Aug. 3, 2018)

OMNI News (in Mandarin) (on-camera TV interviewThe latest research finds that the starfish is actually the seaweed protector (Aug. 1, 2018)

CBC News – Sea star die-off led to worrying decline in B.C.’s kelp forest, research reveals (Aug. 1, 2018)

CBC All Points West (radio interview) – As one species disappeared, researchers found B.C.’s kelp forests suffered (July 31, 2018)

CBC On the Coast (radio interview) (skip to 02:23 in timeline) (July 31, 2018)

CBC Radio West (radio interview) (skip to 01:05 in timeline) (July 31, 2018)

Radio Canada – Les étoiles de mer protègent les forêts d’algues en Colombie-Britannique (July 31, 2018)

SFU News (& Video) – SFU research reveals key dynamics critical to the resilience of B.C.’s kelp forests (July 31, 2018)

Deep Sea News – Sunflower Stars: Rulers of the Reef (July 27, 2018)

Vancouver Sun (& Video) – SFU researcher discovers unique relationship between sea stars and kelp forests (July 25, 2018)

Ha-Shilth-Sa – From threatened to recovery: Coastal residents compete for food with an alarmingly effective sea predator (quoted in article) (Mar. 21, 2018)

Canadian Wildlife – The Two Sides of Sea Otters (quoted in article) (Nov. 1 2016)

Conference Presentations

* * * AWARDS FOR BEST PRESENTATION * * *

Ecological Transitions in Sea Otter-Induced Regime Shifts – Western Society of Naturalists. Monterey CA. Nov. 11, 2016  *Best Student Presentation  

Age Distributions of Long-Lived Kelp Reveal Algal Recovery Timing Following Sea Otter Range Expansion – Western Society of Naturalists. Monterey CA. Nov. 12, 2016 *Best Student Poster (co-author)

MPA Network Design Features that Support Resilient Human-Ocean Systems – Applications for B.C. – 4th Int’l Marine Conservation Congress. St. John’s, NL. Jul. 31, 2016 *Best Student Presentation Finalist

Video: Sea Urchin Abundance, Size, & Behaviour Drive Rates of Kelp Consumption in Temperate Rocky Reefs – Ecology of Aquatic Systems Symposium. SFU, BC. Jan. 30, 2016 *Best 3min Presentation (Innovation Award) See video here

Sea Urchin Abundance & Predator-Avoidance Behaviour Regulate Kelp Consumption in Temperate Reefs – Western Society of Naturalists. Sacramento, CA. Nov. 8, 2015 *Runner-up, Best Student Presentation

 Patterns and Processes: Understanding Multi-Scale Dynamics in High Latitude Kelp Forests – Western Society of Naturalists. Oxnard, CA. Nov. 8, 2013 *Best Student Poster

Temperature Affects the Early Survival, Morphology & Swimming Performance in Sockeye Salmon  Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference. Bamfield, BC. Mar. 6, 2010 *Runner-up, Best Student Presentation

* * * OTHER CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS * * *

Navigating transformation linked to predator recovery & regime shifts – I.D.E.A.S. Symposium. SFU, BC.  01/27/2018

Navigating transformation linked to predator recovery & regime shifts – Resilience Frontiers, Stockholm.  08/23/2017

Sea urchin abundance, size, and behaviour drive rates of kelp consumption – 28th NWASS. Coupville, WA. 05/07/2016

Understanding structure, function and change in central coast kelp forests – Hakai Res. Exchange. Nanaimo. 10/15/2015

Changing seascapes in high latitude temperate reef ecosystems – Pacific Urchin Harvesters AGM. Nanaimo. 08/19/2015

Field grazing trials elucidate mechanisms responsible for deforestation of kelps by urchins – I.D.E.A.S. SFU. 01/18/2015

Watch and learn: Fun and effective applications to communicating science through video – AFS, Richmond. 02/17/2015

Field grazing trials elucidate mechanisms responsible for deforestation of kelps by urchins – WSN, Tacoma. 11/14/2014

Pattern, process, & preferences: Implications for kelp forest recovery in BC – Hakai Res. Exchange, Sydney. 10/24/2014

MPA network design features that support resilient human-ocean systems – I.D.E.A.S. SFU, BC. 01/18/2014

Understanding multi-scale dynamics in British Columbia kelp forests – Hakai Res. Exchange, Vancouver. 12/09/2013

Parentage & temperature affect early life survival & swimming in sockeye – Int’l Pop. Ecol. Salmonids. Spain. 05/22/2010

Parentage & temperature affect early life survival & swimming in sockeye – Amer. Fisheries Soc., Nanaimo.03/03/2010

Communicating Science and Public Outreach

Presentation to the Heiltsuk Integrated Resource Management Department: Outcomes of ‘Coastal Voices’ Collaborative Research – Indigenous Communities Adapting to Sea Otter Recovery (May. 11, 2018)

Presentation to the Nuu-cha-nulth Council of the Ha’wiih (Chiefs Council): Outcomes of ‘Coastal Voices’ Collaborative Research – Indigenous Communities Adapting to Sea Otter Recovery (Feb. 16, 2018)

Nature Vancouver: Exploring Ecological & Social Transformations Linked to Sea Otter Recovery in B.C. (Feb. 8, 2018)

Burke Mountain Naturalists: Exploring Ecological & Social Transformations Linked to Sea Otter Recovery in B.C. (Feb. 8, 2018)

Chilliwack Field Naturalists: Exploring Ecological & Social Transformations Linked to Sea Otter Recovery in B.C. (Apr. 17, 2018)

Beaty Biodiversity Museaum: Sea Otters and Kelp Forests are Way Cool Because…. (Part of the “Way Cool” Public Lecture Series) (Nov. 6, 2017)

Presentation to the Heiltsuk Integrated Resource Management Department: The Kelp Forests, They are a Changin’ (Apr. 12, 2017)

Presentation to the Heiltsuk Integrated Resource Management Department: Preliminary Results from Field Research – Herring, Clam Gardens, Kelp Forests (Feb. 23, 2016)

Presentation to the Pacific Urchin Harvesters Association AGM: Changing Seascapes in High Latitude Temperate Reef Ecosystems (Aug. 19, 2015)

Presentation to Fisheries and Oceans Canada MPA Implementation Team: MPA Network Design Features that Support Resilient Human-Ocean Systems: Applications for B.C. (Nov. 4, 2014)

(earlier presentations not listed)