1. Burns, J.M., K.C. Lestyk, N. Skomp, N. Bishop, M.O. Hammill. (with co-authors). Development of aerobic and anaerobic metabolism in cardiac and skeletal muscles from harp (Pagophilus groenlandicus) and hooded (Cystophora cristata) seals. To be submitted to Journal of Experimental Biology.

  2. Savarese, D., and J.M. Burns (Accepted). Harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardsii) use of the Bering Glacier habitat: implications for management. In: Interdisciplinary Studies of Earth’s Largest Temperate Surging Glacier Editors:  Edward Josberger and Robert Shuchman, GSA Books, Syracuse NY.

  3. Lystek, K.C., L.P. Folkow, A.S. Blix, M.O. Hammill, J.M. Burns (2009) Development of myoglobin concentration and acid buffering capacity in harp (Pagophilus groenlandicus) and hooded (Cystophora cristata) seals from birth to maturity"  Journal of Comparative Physiology  B: 179:986-996. PDF

  4. Burns, J.M. and Hammill, M.O. (2008). Does iron availability limit oxygen store development in seal pups? pp. 417-428 in: 4th CPB meeting in Africa: MARA 2008, Molecules to Migration: the Pressures of Life, S. Morris, A. Vosloo, Eds. Medimond International Proceedings, Bologna, Italy.

  5. von Biela, V.R., V.A. Gill, J.L. Bodkin, and J.M. Burns.  2009.  Phenotypic plasticity in the average age at first reproduction of female northern sea otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni).  Journal of Mammalogy 90(5):1224-1231. PDF

  6. Frid, A., J.M. Burns, G. Baker, R. Thorne (2009). Predicting synergistic effects of resources and predators on foraging decisions by juvenile Steller sea lions. Oecologia 158:775-786. PDF

  7. Burns, J.M., M.A. Hindell, C.J.A. Bradshaw, and D.P. Costa. (2008). Fine-scale habitat selection by crabeater seals diving within Marguerite Bay, Antarctica. Deep Sea Research II 55: 500-514. PDF

  8. Costa, D.P., J.M. Klinck, E.E. Hofmann, M.S. Dinniman, J.M. Burns. (2008). Upper Ocean Variability in West Antarctic Peninsula Continental Shelf Waters as Measured Using Instrumented Seals. Deep Sea Research II 55: 323-337. PDF

  9. McDonald, B., D. Crocker, J. Burns, and D. Costa (2008). Body condition as an index of winter foraging success in crabeater seals (Lobodon carcinophaga). Deep Sea Research II 55: 515-522. PDF

  10. Rehberg, M.J. and J.M. Burns. (2008). Differences in diving and swimming behavior in pup and juvenile Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in Alaska. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86:539-553. PDF

  11. von Biela, V. R., J.W. Testa, V.A. Gill, J.M. Burns. (2008) Cementum width as an index of reproduction. Journal of Wildlife Management. 72:618-623. PDF

  12. Burns, J.M., K.C. Lestyk, M.O. Hammill, L.P. Folkow, and A.S. Blix. (2007). Size and distribution of oxygen stores in harp and hooded seals from birth to maturity. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 177: 687-700. PDF

  13. Clark,C.A., J.M. Burns, J.F. Schreer, M.O. Hammill (2007). The development of total body oxygen stores in nursing harbor seals (Phoca vitulina). Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 177: 217-227. PDF

  14. Fowler, S.L. , D.P. Costa, J.P.Y. Arnould, N.J. Gales, J.M. Burns (2007). Ontogeny of oxygen stores, field metabolic rates, and the calculated aerobic dive limit in the Australian sea lion. Functional Ecology 21: 922-935. PDF

  15. Clark, C.A., J.M. Burns, J.F. Schreer, K. Mashburn. (2006). Erythropoietin levels in developing harbor seals (Phoca vitulina). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 147: 262-267. PDF

  16. Burns, J.M.. T.M. Williams, S.M. Secor, N. Owen-Smith, N.A. Bargmann, M.A. Castellini (2006). New insights into the physiology of natural foraging. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 79(2):242-249. PDF

  17. Kuhn, C.E., B.I. McDonald, S.A. Shaffer, J. Barnes, D.E. Crocker, J.M. Burns, D.P. Costa (2006). Diving Physiology and Winter Foraging Behavior of a Juvenile Leopard Seal (Hydrurga leptonyx). Polar Biology. 29: 303-307. PDF

  18. Lapierre, J.L., J.F. Schreer, J.M.Burns, and M.O. Hammill (2007) Effect of diazepam on heart and respiratory rates of harbor seal pups following intravenous injection. Marine Mammal Science. Marine Mammal Science 23:209-217. PDF

  19. Richmond, J.P, J.M. Burns, L.D. Rea (2006) Ontogeny of total body oxygen stores and aerobic dive potential in the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus). Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 176: 535-545. PDF

  20. Burns, J.M., D.P. Costa, K. Frost, and J.T. Harvey. (2005). Physiological development in juvenile harbor seals. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 78:1057-1068. PDF

  21. Gales,N., Barnes, J.,Chittick, B., Gray, M., Robinson, S., Burns, J.M., Costa, D. (2005) Effective, field-based inhalation anesthesia for ice seals. Marine Mammal Science 21:717-727.

  22. Richmond, J.P., J.M. Burns, L.D. Rea, K. Mashburn. (2005). Postnatal ontogeny of erythropoietin and hematology in free-ranging Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 141:240-247. PDF

  23. Burns, J.M., C. A. Clark, J.P Richmond (2004). The impact of lactation strategy on physiological development of juvenile marine mammals: implications for the transition to independent foraging. Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, International Congress Series. 1275: 341-350. PDF

  24. Burns, J.M., D.P. Costa, M.A. Hindell, CJ. Bradshaw, N. Gales, S.J. Trumble, B. (2004). Winter habitat use and foraging behaviour of crabeater seals along the western Antarctic Peninsula.  Deep Sea Research II 51: 2279-2303. PDF

  25. Greaves, D.K., J.F. Schreer, M.O. Hammill, J.M. Burns. (2004) Diving heart rate development in postnatal harbour seals, Phoca vitulina. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 78(1): 9-17. PDF

  26. Greaves, D.K., R.L. Hughson, Z. Topor, J.F. Schreer, J.M. Burns, M.O. Hammill. (2004) Changes in heart rate variability during diving in young harbour seals, Phoca vitulina. Marine Mammal Science 20(2): 296-304.  

  27. LaPierre, J., J.F. Schreer, M.O. Hammill. J.M. Burns. (2004). Developmental changes in cardiorespiratory patterns associated with terrestrial apnoeas in harbour seal pups. Journal of Experimental Biology. 207:3891-3898. PDF

  28. Drabek, C.M. and J.M. Burns. 2002. Heart Anatomy of the deep diving hooded seal (Cystophora cristata). Canadian Journal of Zoology. 80:2030-2036. PDF

  29. Burns, J.M. and G. Kooyman. 2001. Habitat use by Weddell seals and emperor penguins foraging in the Ross Sea, Antarctica.  American Zoologist. 41: 90-98. PDF

  30. Burns, J.M. and J.F. Schreer. 2000.  Changes in the behavioral repertoire of Weddell seal pups diving in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Pp. 85-95, in: Antarctic Ecosystems: Models for Wider Ecological Understanding. Davidson, B. (ed.) Caxton Press, Christchurch, New Zealand. PDF

  31. Burns, J.M. 1999. The development of diving behavior in juvenile Weddell seals: pushing physiological limits in order to survive. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 77: 773-783. PDF

  32. Burns, J.M., M.A. Castellini, and J.W. Testa. 1999. Movements and diving behavior of weaned Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) pups. Polar Biology. 21: 23-36. PDF

  33. Burns, J.M., and M.A. Castellini. 1998. Dive data from satellite tags and time depth recorders: a comparison in Weddell seal pups. Marine Mammal Biology. 14 (4): 750-764. PDF

  34. Burns, J.M., S.J. Trumble, M.A. Castellini, and J.W. Testa. 1998. The diet of Weddell seals in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, as determined from scat collections and stable isotope analyses. Polar Biology.19 (4):272-282. PDF

  35. Burns, J.M., J.F. Schreer, and M.A. Castellini. 1997. Physiological effects on individual dive patterns and foraging strategies in yearling Weddell seals. Canadian Journal of Zoology 75: 1796-1810. PDF

  36. Burns, J.M., M.A. Castellini, K.K. Hastings, T. Zenteno-Savin. 1997. Development in Juvenile Weddell seals: diving behavior, physiology, nutritional status, and survivorship. Antarctic Journal U.S. 30(5):131-132

  37. Burns, J. M. and J.W. Testa. 1997. Seasonal and diurnal variation in the development of diving behavior in Weddell Seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) pups. pp 328-334 in: Antarctic Communities,  Battaglia, B. J. Valencia, D.W.H. Walton (ed.) Cambridge University Press.

  38. Burns, J. M. and M.A. Castellini. 1996. Physiological and behavioral determinants of the aerobic dive limit in Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) pups. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 166:473-483. PDF

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