Department Publication Ecology

2009

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

FLAVENOT T., 2009. Biomass estimation for the tropical wet evergreen forest of the Western Ghats Master 2 Dissertation - Diplôme Ingénieur Agronomie Générale : AgroParisTech, Paris, 82 p., Advisors: R. Péllissier, & S. Chailloux.
MADELAINE-ANTIN C., 2009. Dynamique des peuplements forestiers tropicaux hétérogènes : variabilité inter et intraspécifique de la croissance des arbres et trajectories de développement en forêt dense humide sempervirente PhD Thesis : Université Montpellier 2, Paris, 245 p., Advisors: P. Couteron, R. Pélissier. [Publisher link]

Reports

RENARD Q., 2009. Modeling of fire occurrences in the Western Ghats of India. Internal study report Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 153 p., Dir. R. Pélissier,.
2008

Peer-reviewed journal articles

BARBIER N., COUTERON P., LEFEVER R., DEBLAUWE V. and LEJEUNE O., 2008. Spatial decoupling of facilitation and competition at the origin of gap vegetation patterns in SW Niger Ecology, 89 (6) : 1521-1531, [Publisher link]
BARBIER N., COUTERON P. and BOGAERT J., 2008. The global biogeography of semi-arid periodic vegetation patterns Global Ecology and Biogeography, 17 (6) : 715-723, [Publisher link]
DELENNE C., DURRIEU S., RABATEL F., DESHAYES M., BAILLY J.S., PRAT S. and COUTERON P., 2008. Textural approaches for vineyard detection and characterization using very high spatial resolution remote sensing data International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29 (4) : 1153-1167, [Publisher link]
GARCIA C.A. and LESCUYER G., 2008. Monitoring, indicators and community based forest management in the tropics: pretexts or red herrings? Biodiversity Conservation, 17 (6) : 1303-1317, [Publisher link]
GIRIRAJ A., MURTHY M.S.R. and RAMESH B.R., 2008. Vegetation composition, structure and diversity pattern: a case study from Tropical Wet Evergreen Forests of Western Ghats, India Edinburgh Journal of Botany, 65 (3) : 1-22, [Publisher link]
IFRAN-ULLAH M., RAMESH B.R., KARUNAKARAN P.V., JENTSCH A. and MURTHY M.S.R., 2008. Mapping the potential distribution of Rhododendron arboreum Sm. ssp. nilagiricum (Zenker) Tagg (Ericaceae), an endemic plant using ecological modeling Current Science, 94 (12) : 1605-1612, [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F., COUTERON P. and RAMESH B.R., 2008. Beta diversity in spatially implicit neutral models : a new way to assess species migration The American Naturalist, 172 (1) : 116-127, [Publisher link]
PÉLISSIER R., COUTERON P. and DRAY S., 2008. Analyzing or explaining beta diversity? Comment Ecology, 89 (11) : 3227-3232, [Publisher link]
PRASAD S. and ANUPAMA K., 2008. Light microscopic studies on pollen grains selected Cyperaceae species from southern Tamil Nadu, India: relevance in Holocene sediment studies The Palaeobotanist, 57 : 227-233, Diamond Jubilee National Conference Special Issue.
RAMESH B.R., 2008. Forest landscape approach for biodiversity management in the Western Ghats Journal of Landscape Architecture, 5 (3) : 33-37, [Publisher link]
RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M., PÉLISSIER R., GOURLET-FLEURY S., COUTERON P., NASI R. and THOMPSON J. D., 2008. Regional variation in tropical tree species composition in the Central African Republic: an assessment based on inventories by forest companies Journal of Tropical Ecology, 24 (6) : 663-674, [Publisher link]
STEPHEN A., ANUPAMA K., ORUKAIMANI G. and PRASAD S., 2008. A new microsieving technique in pollen analysis The Palaeobotanist, 57 : 551-557,
VASANTHY G. and DE FRANCESCHI D., 2008. Studies on Vernonia monosis C. B. CLARKE (Asteraceae): palynology, taxonomy and phytogeography Compositae Newsletter, (46) : 59-75,
VASANTHY G. and GRARD P., 2008. Pollen identification multimedia software: a microtaxonomic paleobotanical research tool The Palaeobotanist, 57 : 539-550, Diamond Jubilee National Conference Special Issue.
ZOBI I.C., PASCAL J.-P., COUTERON P. and KOUADIO K.B., 2008. Improving the Precision of Forestry Experimentation with Covariance Journal of Applied Sciences, 8 (5) : 866-870, DOI : 10.3923/jas.2008.866.870, [Publisher link]

Conference papers (published)

ANUPAMA K., SUDHAKAR S., PRASAD S. and PUJAR G.S., 2008. Temporal dynamics using a spatially resolved technology: applying RS to target sites for reconstructing vegetation history in the Eastern Ghats Proceedings of the National Seminar on Conservation of the Eastern Ghats, December 28-29, 2007, ENVIS Centre, Hyderabad, p. 474-477,
KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M., COUTERON P. and RAMESH B.R., 2008. Ecological analysis of spatial distributions of important wildlife species in the Western Anamalai Region (Kerala) In: Vikram Reddy M. (ed), Wildlife biodiversity conservation (Proceedings of the 'National Seminar on Wildlife Biodiversity Conservation', 13 to 15 October, 2006, a seminar conducted during the 'Bi-decennial Celebrations' of Pondicherry University), Daya Publishing House, Delhi, p. 29-34,
PONNUCHAMY R., ANUPAMA K., RAMMOHAN H. and ARAVAJY S., 2008. Indices based study of herbaceous vegetation in a South Indian tank bed at the foothills of Alagar Malai, Tamil Nadu Proceedings of the National Seminar on Conservation of the Eastern Ghats, December 28-29, 2007. Organized by ENVIS Centre, Hyderabad, p. 198-204,
STEPHEN A., ANUPAMA K., ARAVAJY S. and ORUKAIMANI G., 2008. Leaf trait measurements in southern Eastern Ghats and their applications Proceedings of the National Seminar on Conservation of the Eastern Ghats, December 28-29, 2007. Organized by ENVIS Centre, Hyderabad, p. 188-197,

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

HMIMINA G., 2008. Mise au point et calibration d’un modèle de porosité de houppier et de régénération pour 5 espèces d’arbres des Ghâts Occidentaux [Diplôme d'Agronomie Générale, 2nd year Dissertation] : AgroParisTech & Institut Français de Pondichéry, Paris, 54 p., Advisor: R. Pélissier.

Reports

BAL P., NATH C.D. and GARCIA C., 2008. Drivers of human elephant interactions in coffee agro-forestry landscapes in Kodagu (Western Ghats), India : an approach to understand the human-elephant conflict Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 67 p,
BOURGEON G., NAIR K.M., LANDY F., LO SEEN D., MARTIN M., MOPPERT B. and RAMESH B.R., 2008. Soil Carbon Pool and Biodiversity Conservation [Research Report]. IFCPAR PROJECT NO. 2909-1 Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research,
PÉLISSIER R., COUTERON P., MUNOZ F., BEERAVOLU REDDY C., AYYAPPAN N., MADELAINE-ANTIN C., BELNA K., RAMALINGAM S., RAMESH B.R. and VENUGOPAL P.D., 2008. Organisation spatiale de la diversité des arbres des forêts tropicales aux échelles régionales : enjeux méthodologiques et application dans les Ghâts occidentaux de l’Inde (OSDA). Rapport de projet Institut Français de Pondichéry/ MEDD, Paris, 111 p,
PÉLISSIER R. and RAMESH B.R., 2008. Synthesis of 15 years of scientific research in Uppangala Permanent Forest Plot, Western Ghats of Karnataka. Internal report French Institute, Pondicherry,
VENUGOPAL P.D., 2008. Regional patterns in the floristic composition and structure of forests in the Western Ghats, India. Internal study French Institute of Pondicherry, Pondicherry, 56 p,
2007

Edited books

RAMESH B.R. and RAJAN G. (ed.), 2007. Forest landscapes of the southern Western Ghats, India: biodiversity, human ecology and management strategies Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, xvii, 298 p. + CD-ROM, ISBN: 978-81-8470-155-5, [Publisher link]

CD-ROMs

COSTE N., PLOUMPIDIS N., ANUPAMA K., AUBRIOT O. and GUNNELL Y., 2007. Bittersweet waters: irrigation practices and modern challenges in South India [DVD Video] Publications Hors série; 5, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, [Publisher link]
VASANTHY G., GRARD P. and JAYAPALAN G., 2007. Pollen grains of South Indian trees V.1.0. A user-friendly multimedia identification software [CD-ROM] Collection Ecologie; 45, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, [Publisher link]

Book chapters

AMRUTH M., GURUKKAL R. and KARUNAKARAN P.V., 2007. Resources in forest landscape: availability, utilisation and sustainability In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie ; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 141-167, ISBN: 978-81-8470-155-5, [Publisher link]
BALASUBRAMANIAN M., COUTERON P. and KARUNAKARAN P.V., 2007. Richness of vertebrates and spatial features of selected large mammals and arboreal fauna In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 73-96, [Publisher link]
BOURGEON G., LO SEEN D. and RAMESH B.R., 2007. Identification and mapping landscape units of Kerala In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 1-14, [Publisher link]
KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M. and RAMESH B.R., 2007. Imperatives of change: reflections on the current practices and policies of forest management In: Ramesh B.R., Rajan G. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 171-198, [Publisher link]
KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M. and RAMESH B.R., 2007. Strategies and actions-II: Dealing with the constraints In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 213-237, [Publisher link]
KARUNAKARAN P.V., COUTERON P., RAMESH B.R. and ARAVAJY S., 2007. Stand and floristic structural variability of natural vegetation In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 53-71, [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., 2007. Postscript - Towards scientific landscape management and self-regulatory forest community development In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 269-272, [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R. and KARUNAKARAN P.V., 2007. Competing claims and multiple stakes: institutions for integrating stakeholder interests in forest management In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 239-268, [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., COUTERON P., BOURGEON G. and MUTHUSANKAR G., 2007. Physical and bioclimatic features of the selected landscapes In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 17-28, ISBN: 978-81-8470-155-5, [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., 2007. Introduction. Drawing the contours In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, pp. ix-xvii, ISBN: 978-81-8470-155-5, [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., KARUNAKARAN P.V. and BALASUBRAMANIAN M., 2007. Strategies and actions-I: accounting for values In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India : biodiversity, human ecology and management strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 199-211, ISBN: 978-81-8470-155-5, [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., KARUNAKARAN P.V., COUTERON P., MUTHUSANKAR G. and LO SEEN D., 2007. Forest types and status: ecological characteristics and impact of disturbance In: Ramesh B.R., Gurukkal R. (ed), Forest Landscape of the Southern Western Ghats, India. Biodiversity, Human Ecology and Management Strategies, Collection Ecologie; 40, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 29-51, ISBN: 978-81-8470-155-5, [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

CANER L., LO SEEN D., GUNNELL Y., RAMESH B.R. and BOURGEON G., 2007. Spatial heterogeneity of land cover response to climatic change in the Nilgiri highlands (Southern India) since the Last Glacial Maximum The Holocene, 17 (2) : 195-205, [Publisher link]
COUTERON P. and FROMARD F., 2007. Predicting and mapping mangroves biomass from canopy grain analysis using Fourier-based textural ordination of IKONOS images Remote Sensing of Environment, 109 (3) : 379-392, [Publisher link]
DURAND N., GUNNELL Y., CURMI P. and AHMAD S.M., 2007. Pedogenic carbonates on Precambrian silicate rocks in South India: origin and paleoclimatic significance Quaternary International - The Soil Record of Quaternary Climate Change, 162-163 : 35-49, [Publisher link]
GARCIA C., MARIE-VIVIEN D., KUSHALAPPA C.G., CHENGAPPA P.G. and NANAYA K.M., 2007. Geographical indications and biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India: can labelling benefit producers and the environment in a mountain agroforestry landscape? Mountain Research and Development, 27 (3) : 206-210, [Publisher link]
GUNAWARDENE N.R., DULIP DANIELS A.E., GUNATILLEKE I.A.U.N., GUNATILLEKE C.V.S., KARUNAKARAN P.V., GEETHA NAYAK K., PRASAD S., PUYRAVAUD J.-P., RAMESH B.R. and SUBRAMANIAN K.A., 2007. A brief overview of the Western Ghats - Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot Current Science, 93 (11) : 1567-1572, [Publisher link]
GUNNELL Y., ANUPAMA K. and SULTAN B., 2007. Response of the South Indian runoff-harvesting civilization to northeast monsoon rainfall variability during the last 2000 years: instrumental records and indirect evidence The Holocene, 17 (2) : 207-215, [Publisher link]
KRISHNAN P., BOURGEON G., LO SEEN D., NAIR K. M., PRASANNA R., SRINIVAS S., MUTHUSANKAR G., DUFY L. and RAMESH B.R., 2007. Organic carbon stock map for soils of Southern India: a multifactorial approach Current Science, 93 (5) : 706-710, [Publisher link]

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