Skip to side navigation Skip to content
The California State University


  • Tronske, N.B., T.A. Parker, H.D. Henderson, J.L. Burnaford and D.C. Zacherl. 2018. Densities and Zonation Patterns of Native and Non-Indigenous Oysters in Southern California Bays. Wetlands.

  • Miner, C.M., J.L. Burnaford, R.F. Ambrose, L. Antrim, H. Bohlmann, C.A. Blanchette, J.M. Engle, S.C. Fradkin, R. Gaddam, C.D. Harley, B.G. Miner, S.N. Murray, J.R. Smith, S.G. Whitaker and P.T. Raimondi. 2018. Large-scale impacts of sea star wasting disease (SSWD) on intertidal sea stars and implications for recovery. PLoS ONE 13: e0192870.

  • Murray, S., S. Weisberg, P. Raimondi, R. Ambrose, C. Bell, C. Blanchette, J. Burnaford, M. Dethier, J. Engle, M. Foster, C.M. Miner, K.J. Nielsen, J.S. Pearse, D.V. Richards and J.R. Smith. 2016. Evaluating ecological states of rocky intertidal communities. Ecological Indicators 60: 802-814.

  • Burnaford, J., K.J. Nielsen and S.L. Williams. 2014. Celestial mechanics affects emersion time and cover patterns of an ecosystem engineer, the intertidal kelp Saccharina sessilis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 509: 127-136.

  • Burnaford, J., S. Henderson and B. Pernet. 2011. Assemblage shift following population collapse of a non-indigenous bivalve in an urban lagoon. Marine Biology 158: 1915-1927.

  • Burnaford, J. and M. Vasquez. 2008. Solar radiation plays a role in habitat selection by the sea star Pisaster ochraceus. Marine Ecology Progress Series: 177-187.

  • Hofmann, G., J. Burnaford and K. Fielman. 2005. Genomics-fueled approaches to current challenges in marine ecology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 20: 305-311.


  • Menge, B., B. Daley, J. Lubchenco, E. Sanford, E. Dahlhoff, P. Halpin, G. Hudson and J. Burnaford. 1999. Top-down and bottom-up regulation of New Zealand rocky intertidal communities. Ecological Monographs: 297-330.

  • Folt, C., C. Chen, M. Moore and J. Burnaford. 1999. Synergism and antagonism among multiple stressors. Limnology and Oceanography: 864-877.

return to top

Educational Background

  • 2001 – Ph.D., Oregon State University, Corvallis OR (Zoology)

  • 1992 – B.A., Dartmouth College, Hanover NH (Biology)

return to top

Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Ambrose, R – UCLA

  • Elsberry, L – UC Irvine

  • Henderson, S – Cerritos College

  • Lubchenco, J – Oregon State University

  • Menge, B – Oregon State University

  • Nielsen, K – SFSU

  • Pernet, B – CSU Long Beach

  • Raimondi, P – UC Santa Cruz

  • Smith, J – Cal Poly Pomona

  • Van Alstyne, K – Western Washington University

  • Williams, S – UC Davis

  • Zacherl, D – CSU Fullerton

return to top