Department Publication Ecology

2007

Peer-reviewed journal articles

MUNOZ F., CHEPTOU PO and KJELLBERG F., 2007. Spectral analysis of simulated species distribution maps provides insights into metapopulation dynamics Ecological Modelling, 205 : 314-322, [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F., COUTERON P., RAMESH B.R. and ETIENNE R.S., 2007. Estimating parameters of neutral communities: from one single large to several small samples Ecology, 88 (10) : 2482-2488, [Publisher link]
PARMENTIER I., MALHI Y., SENTERRE B., WHITTAKER R. J., A.T.D.N. and [et al.], 2007. The odd man out? Might climate explain the lower tree a-diversity of African rain forests relative to Amazonian rain forests? Journal of Ecology, 95 (5) : 1058-1071, * PÉLISSIER R., through contribution to the Amazon Tree Diversity Network (A.T.D.N.).. [Publisher link]
PÉLISSIER R. and COUTERON P., 2007. An operational, additive framework for species diversity partitioning and beta-diversity analysis Journal of Ecology, 95 (2) : 294-300, [Publisher link]
RIVIERE T, DIEDHIOU ABDALLAH G., DIABATE M., SENTHILARASU G., NATARAJAN K., VERBEKEN A, BUYCK B, DREYFUS B., BENA G. and AMADOU M. BA., 2007. Genetic diversity of ectomycorrhizal Basidiomycetes from African and Indian tropical rain forests Mycorrhiza, 17 (5) : 415-428, [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

AMUDHAVALLI D., 2007. A study on the pollen productivity, pollen morphology and sex ratio in some members of Euphorbiaceae M.Phil. Dissertation : Department of Plant Science, KM Centre for PG Studies, Pondicherry University & Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 51 p.,
DECROIX M. and CHRETIEN F., 2007. Agriculture et biodiversité : caractérisation des systèmes agro-forestiers à base de café. Etude à l'échelle du bassin versant du Cauvery, district du Kodagu, Karnataka, Inde du sud Masters Dissertation : Institut des Régions Chaudes, Montpellier, 210 p., Advisors: C. Garcia & M. Dosso.
SOUPRAYEN-CAVERY N., 2007. Croissance en diamètre des individus de l'espèce Vateria Indica en fonction de leur statut dans le peuplement forestier. Master 2 Dissertation - Recherche Ecosystèmes Terrestres et Action de l'Homme : Université des Sciences et Technologies, Orléans, 31 p., Advisor: P. Couteron.

Reports

ANUPAMA K., PRASAD S. and PONNUCHAMY R., 2007. Reconstruction of Palaeomonsoonal changes using sedimentary records from man made tanks in Southern India - Palynological & Ecological aspects, Interim Report, ISRO- GBP, September 2007
GIRIRAJ A., KARUNAKARAN P.V., JENTSCH A., RAMESH B.R. and MURTHY M.S.R., 2007. Mapping the distribution of Rhododendron arboreum ssp. nilagiricum (Zenkar) Tagg, using Ecological Niche Modeling and Conservation Action Plan Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 35 p.,
SABATIER D., COUTERON P. and [et al.], 2007. Evaluation multi-échelles de la diversité spécifique, structurale et fonctionnelle des arbres en forêt guyanaise : prise en compte du substrat géologique, des sols et de la dynamique sylvigénétique (DIME), Rapport Final de Projet IRD, MEDD, Paris, 122 p., [Publisher link]
SUDHAKAR S., ANUPAMA K., PRASAD S., PUJAR G.S., SHILPA B., SUDHA K., STEPHEN A., ASLAM A. and ARAVAJY S., 2007. Modern Pollen Rain in the Eastern Ghats for Reconstruction of Paleovegetation and climate: Application of Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques, Final Report of Palynological & Ecological component, ISRO-DOS Biosphere geosphere Studies Series, FED_ NRSA, July.
2006

CD-ROMs

GRARD P., BALASUBRAMANIAN D., SRILATHA R., ISWARIYA K. and UMASANKARI N., 2006. OSCAR, Web application to identify some common weeds of Indo-Gangetic Plains French Institute of Pondicherry, Pondicherry, [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

BARBIER N., COUTERON P., DEBLAUWE V., LEJOLY J. and LEJEUNE O., 2006. Self-organized vegetation patterning as fingerprint of climate and human impact on semi-arid ecosystems Journal of Ecology, 94 (3) : 537-547, [Publisher link]
COUTERON P., BARBIER N. and GAUTIER D., 2006. Textural ordination based on Fourier spectral decomposition: a method to analyze and compare landscape patterns Landscape Ecology, 21 (4) : 555-567, [Publisher link]
DAHDOUH-GUEBAS F., COLLIN S., LO SEEN D., RÖNNBÄCK P., DEPOMMIER D., RAVISHANKAR T. and KOEDAM N., 2006. Analysing ethnobotanical and fishery-related importance of mangroves of the East-Godavari Delta (Andhra Pradesh, India) for conservation and management purposes Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2 (1) : 1-22, [Publisher link]
DURAND N., GUNNELL Y., CURMI P. and AHMAD S.M., 2006. Pathways of calcrete on weathered silicate rocks in Tamil Nadu, India: mineralogy, chemistry and paleoenvironmental implications Sedimentary Geology, 192 : 1-18, [Publisher link]
GARCIA C., PASCAL J.-P. and KUSHALAPPA C.G., 2006. Les forêts sacrées du Kodagu en Inde : écologie et religion Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 288 (2) : 5-23, [Publisher link]
KARUNAKARAN P.V., 2006. Neelakurinji - is it fire tolerant? Malabar Trogon, 4 : 9,
MAGNUSSEN S., PÉLISSIER R. and RAMESH B.R., 2006. An assessment of sample-based estimators of tree species richness in two wet tropical forest compartments in Panama and India International Forestry Review, 8 (4) : 417-431, [Publisher link]
MURTHY M.S.R., PUJAR G.S. and GIRIRAJ A., 2006. Geoinformatics-based management of biodiversity from landscape to species scale- An Indian perspective Current Science, 91 (11) : 1477-1485, [Publisher link]
MUTHURAMKUMAR S., AYYAPPAN N., PARTHASARATHY N., MUDDAPPA D., SHANKAR RAMAN T.R., ARTHUR SELWYN M. and ARUL PRAGASAN L., 2006. Plant community structure in tropical rainforest fragments of the Western Ghats, India Biotropica, 38 (2) : 143-160, [Publisher link]
RIVIERE T., NATARAJAN K. and DREYFUS B., 2006. Spatial distribution of ectomycorrhizal Basidiomycete Russula subsect. Foetentinae populations in a primary dipterocarp rainforest Mycorrhiza, 16 (2) : 143-148, [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

COUTERON P., 2006. Statistiques spatiales appliquées à l'étude de la végétation : un lien entre structures et processus dynamiques. Mémoire d'Habilitation à diriger des recherches. Université de Montpellier II, Montpellier, 69 p., [Publisher link]

Reports

KARUNAKARAN P.V. and FRANC J., 2006. Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Livelihoods Improvement Project (BCRILP). Indicative Plan of Agasthiyamalai Landscape (Biodiversity Component). Consultancy Report Submitted (through PEACE CONSORTIUM, New Delhi) to Project Tiger Office Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi,
PORTIN B., 2006. Some results on the diameter growth of 59 endemics of the medium elevation wet evergreen forests in the Western Ghats ENGREF & IFP, Nancy, France & Pondicherry, 31 p.,
2005

CD-ROMs

PATIL S.V., 2005. Maram. Multipurpose tree database for agroecosystem research and appropriate management [CD-ROM] Collection Ecologie; 43, Institut Français de Pondichéry / CIRAD, Pondicherry, [Publisher link]
PROSPERI J., RAMESH B.R., GRARD P., DEPOMMIER D., JAYATISSA L.P. and ARAVAJY S., 2005. Mangroves v.1.0. A multimedia identification system of mangroves species of South-East India and Sri Lanka [CD-ROM] Collection Ecologie; 44, Institut Français de Pondichéry / CIRAD, Pondicherry, [Publisher link]

Book chapters

GRARD P. and PORDIÉ L., 2005. Rethinking taxonomy in the age of technology : perspectives and limitations of a new informatics tool for conservation in the Himalayas In: Aumeeruddy-Thomas Y., Karki M., Gurung K., Parajuli D. (ed), Himalayan medicinal and aromatic plants, balancing use and conservation [Proceedings of the Regiongal Workshop on Wise Practices and Experiential Learning in Conservation and Management of Himalayan Medicinal Plants December 15-20, 2002, Kathmandu, Nepal], His Majesty's Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Nepal, p. 514-518, ISBN: 999333-761-9-1,

Peer-reviewed journal articles

AYYAPPAN N. and PARTHASARATHY N., 2005. Prismatomeris tetrandra (Roxb.) K.Schum. Subsp. malayana (Ridley) J.T. Johansson- a new record to Indian tree flora Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, 29 (4) : 802-804,
COUTERON P., PÉLISSIER R., NICOLINI E. and PAGET D., 2005. Predicting tropical forest stand structure parameters from Fourier transform of very high-resolution remotely sensed canopy images Journal of Applied Ecology, 42 (6) : 1121-1128, [Publisher link]
COUTERON P. and OLLIER S., 2005. A generalized, variogram-based framework for multiscale ordination Ecology, 86 (4) : 828-834, [Publisher link]
DAHDOUH-GUEBAS F., DI NITTO D., BOSIRE J.O., LO SEEN D. and KOEDAM N., 2005. How effective were mangroves as a defence against the recent tsunami? Current Biology, 15 (12) : R443-R447, [Publisher link]
DAHDOUH-GUEBAS F., HETTIARACHCHI S., LO SEEN D., BATELAAN O., SOORIYARACHCHI S. and KOEDAM N., 2005. Transitions in ancient inland freshwater resource management in Sri Lanka affect biota and human populations in and around coastal lagoons Current Biology, 15 (6) : 579-586, [Publisher link]
DAHDOUH-GUEBAS F., JAYATISSA L.P., DI NITTO D., BOSIRE J.O., LO SEEN D. and KOEDAM N., 2005. Erratum: How effective were mangroves as a defence against the recent tsunami? Current Biology, 15 (14) : 1337-1338, DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2005.07.025, [Publisher link]
DEMENOIS J., HEURTAUX A., DEPOMMIER D. and PATIL S.V., 2005. Filière et développement du teck en Inde du sud: quel avenir pour les plantations privées? Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 286 (4) : 41-54, [Publisher link]
KRISHNAN R.M. and RAMESH B.R., 2005. Endemism and sexual systems in the evergreen tree flora of the Western Ghats, India Diversity and Distribution, 11 (6) : 559-565, [Publisher link]
PATIL S.V., 2005. Agroforestry practices in Chikmagalur and Shimoga districts abetting the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India My Forest, 41 : 301-304,

Conference papers (published)

KUSHALAPPA C.G., GARCIA C., MURALI K.S., NANAYA K.M., PAIN-ORCET M., LO SEEN D., DEPOMMIER D. and DUBUC S., 2005. Indicators: For Whom? With Whom? Why? and How? A case study in finding indicators of deforestation of Kodagu district of Western Ghats, India 17th Commonwealth Forestry Conference. Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb. 28-Mar. 5, 2005, Colombo, Sri Lanka, p. 1-6,

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

COSTE N. and PLOUMPIDIS N., 2005. Eaux douces, Eaux Amères. Irrigation et institutions villageoises au Tamil Nadu : perceptions et villages : Aladi et Manakkollai Université Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne, 111 p., Mémoire de Maîtrise de Géographie réalisé sous forme de documentaire (53 mins French) avec un complément écrit.
DURAND N., 2005. Caractérisation et datation U-Th de calcrètes formées sur socle précambrien : reconstruction paléoenvironnementales dans la zone semi-aride de l'Inde péninsulaire [Thèse de Doctorat] Géosciences de l'Environnement, Université Paul Cézanne, Aix-Marseille III, 169 p., Advisors: B. Hamelin, P. Curmi.
SRI VALLI N., 2005. Computer aided application for calculation of foliar surface area. [M.C.A. - Project report] Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technology, Pondicherry Engineering College., Pondicherry, 62 p.,
TAMILSELVI M., 2005. Pollen morphology of four Eastern Ghats taxa [M.Sc. Botany - project report] Dept. of Botany, Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Postgraduate studies, Pondicherry University & Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 50 p.,

Reports

PATIL S.V., 2005. Documentation of agroforestry practices in six taluks of Chikmagalur, Shimoga and Davanagere districts abetting the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India 57 p., Project report submitted to the FORTI, Bangalore under the JBIIC programme.
RAMESH B.R., GURUKKAL R., LO SEEN D., KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M., COUTERON P. and AMRUTH M., 2005. Forest landscape analysis and management plan for Kerala. Final report Institut Français de Pondichéry & Kerala Forest Department, Pondicherry,
2004

Peer-reviewed journal articles

ANUPAMA K., 2004. Seminar News: Late Quaternary Environmental Change — Emerging Issues, Pondicherry, 10th-15th February 2003 Man and Environment, 29 (1) : 114-115, [Publisher link]
JULKA J.M., BLANCHART E. and CHAPUIS-LARDY L., 2004. New genera and new species of earthworms (Oligochaeta: Octochaetidae) from Western Ghats, South India Zootaxa, 486 : 1-27, DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.486.1.1, [Publisher link]
MURALI K.S., 2004. Marginal worker force and forest cover change in India: an analysis Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, 15 (4) : 443-449, [Publisher link]
MURALI K.S., 2004. Carbon sequestration scenarios in India Current Science, 86 (2) : 242-243, [Publisher link]
PASCAL J.-P., RAMESH B.R. and DE FRANCESCHI D., 2004. Wet evergreen forest types of Southern Western Ghats, India Tropical Ecology, 45 (2) : 281-292, [Publisher link]

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