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Book chapters

PLOTON P., PÉLISSIER R., BARBIER N., PROISY C., RAMESH B.R. and COUTERON P., 2013. Canopy Texture Analysis for Large-Scale Assessments of Tropical Forest Stand Structure and Biomass, In: Lowman M., Devy S., Ganesh T. (ed), Treetops at Risk : Challenges of Global Canopy Ecology and Conservation, Springer, New York, p. 237-245, ISBN: 978-1-4614-7160-8. [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

PLOTON P., AYYAPPAN N., BALACHANDRAN N., BARATHAN N., PROISY C., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M., PÉLISSIER R. and [et al.], 2017. Toward a general tropical forest biomass prediction model from very high resolution optical satellite images, Remote Sensing of Environment, 200 : 140-153, DOI : [Publisher link]
PLOTON P., BARBIER N., TAKOUDJOU MOMO S., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2016. Closing a gap in tropical forest biomass estimation: taking crown mass variation into account in pantropical allometries, Biogeosciences, 13 (5) : 1571–1585, DOI : 10.5194/bg-13-1571-2016. [Publisher link]
PLOTON P., PÉLISSIER R., PROISY C., FLAVENOT T., BARBIER N., RAI S.N. and COUTERON P., 2012. Assessing aboveground tropical forest biomass using Google Earth canopy images, Ecological Applications, 22 (3) : 993-1003. [Publisher link]

Working Papers

PLOTON P., 2010. Analyzing canopy heterogeneity of the tropical forests by texture analysis of very-high resolution images - A case study in the Western Ghats of India [E-Paper], Pondy Paper in Ecology; no. 10, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 77 p.. [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

PLOTON P., 2010. Analyzing canopy heterogeneity of tropical forests by texture analysis of very-high resolution images, M.Sc. Thesis : Wageningen University and Ecole Supérieure d'Agriculture d'Angers, 88 p., Advisors: R. Pélissier, J. Den Ouden. & J. Clevers. [Publisher link]