Ramesh  B.R.
Ramesh
B.R.
Affiliated Researcher
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2231627
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2231605
Research Fields: 

Tracing the evolutionary and historical factors that frames the Western Ghats Biota.

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Peer-reviewed journal articles

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RAMESH B.R., 2008. Forest landscape approach for biodiversity management in the Western Ghats, Journal of Landscape Architecture, 5 (3) : 33-37. [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
PUYRAVAUD J.-P., DAVIDAR P., PASCAL J.-P. and RAMESH B.R., 2003. Analysis of threatened endemic trees of the Western Ghats of India sheds new light on the Red Data Book of Indian Plants, Biodiversity and Conservation, 12 (10) : 2091-2106. [Publisher link]
BARBONI D., BONNEFILLE R., PRASAD S. and RAMESH B.R., 2003. Variation in modern pollen from tropical evergreen forests and the monsoon seasonality gradient in SW India, Journal of Vegetation Science, 14 (4) : 551-562. [Publisher link]
ANUPAMA K., RAMESH B.R. and BONNEFILLE R., 2000. Modern pollen rain from the Biligirirangan-Melagiri hills of Southern Eastern Ghats, India, Review of Palynology and Palaeobotany, 108 : 175-196. [Publisher link]

Conference papers (published)

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AULONG S., BORNE F., MUTHUSANKAR G., RAMESH B.R. and [et al.], 2010. Socio-economic assessment of farmers' vulnerability as water users subject to global change stressors in the hard rock of Southern India. The SHIVA ANR project, In: Fabre J.-C., Louchart X., Muller J.-P. (ed), LandMod 2010: International Conference on Integrative Landscape Modelling, Montpellier, February 3-5, 2010, Editions Quæ, 13 p.. [Publisher link]
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.
RAMESH B.R., KARUNAKARAN P.V. and BALASUBRAMANIAN M., 2003. Conservation strategy for RET and endemic plant species of Kerala, In: Kallarackal J., Swarupanandan K., Sharma J.K. (ed), Proceedings of the Workshop on Conservation and Research needs of the Rare, Endangered and Threatened (RET) tree species in Kerala part of the Western Ghats, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi, Kerala, p. 13-17.
PROSPERI J., GRARD P., DEPOMMIER D. and RAMESH B.R., 2002. A computer aided identification system on mangrove species. New tool for biodiversity assessment capacity building in taxonomy and information dissemination, Proceedings of the National Seminar on Conservation of Eastern Ghats, March 24-26, 2002. Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI) jointly with Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams ; co-hosted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, p. 595-601.
RAMESH B.R., 2002. Biodiversity conservation and management, In: Depommier D., . Ramakrishnan P.S (ed), Traditional ecological knowledge, conservation of biodiversity and sustainable development. Proceedings of the Indo-French Colloquium at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 16 Ocotber 2001, 44 : Publication du Départment d'Écologie; 41, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 86-100. [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., 2002. Evergreen forests of the Biligirirangan hills, Proceedings of the National Seminar on Conservation of Eastern Ghats, March 24-26, 2002. Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI) jointly with Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams ; co-hosted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, p. 103-108.

Working Papers

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RENARD Q., RAMESH B.R., MUTHUSANKAR G. and PÉLISSIER R., 2010. High-Resolution vegetation cover data for the Southern Western Ghats of India (IFP_ECODATA_VEGETATION) [E-Paper], Pondy Papers in Ecology; 9, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 12 p.. [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., SEETHARAM M., GUERO M.C. and MICHON R., 2009. Assessment and Conservation of Forest Biodiversity in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. 1. General Introduction and Forest Land Cover and Land Use Changes (1977-1997) [E-Paper], Pondy Papers in Ecology; 6, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, p. 1-64. [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., SWAMINATH M.H., PATIL S.V., ARAVAJY S. and ELOUARD C., 2009. Assessment and Conservation of Forest Biodiversity in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. 2. Assessment of Tree Biodiversity, Logging Impact and General Discussion, Pondy Papers in Ecology; 7, p. 65-121. [Publisher link]

Reports

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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.
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. 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.
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..
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.
RAMESH B.R., KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M., LO SEEN D. and KALER O.P., 2003. A brief outline of Biodiversity Conservation Strategy and Action Plan for Kerala [An abridged version of the report of the Biodiversity Expert Consultancy under the World Bank Aided Kerala Forestry Project], Kerala Forest and Wildlife Department, Kerala, 171 p..
RAMESH B.R., LO SEEN D., KARUNAKARAN P.V., BALASUBRAMANIAN M. and MUTHUSANKAR G., 2003. Conservation review for rationalization of protected area network in Kerala. Final report of the consultancy under the Kerala Forestry project funded by the World Bank, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 112 p..
MURTHY M.S.R., RAMESH B.R., GIRIRAJ A., PATIL S. V. and [et al.], 2003. Habitate analysis of endemics and conservation zoning in wet evergreen forest of Tirunelveli hills (Tamil Nadu, India) using remote sensing and GIS, National Remote Sensing Agency, Hyderabad, 38 p..
SINGH J.S. and RAMESH B.R., 2002. Report on Natural Terrestrial Ecosystems. Prepared under National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan coordinated by Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Funded by Global Environment Facility through UNDP .
DHAR U. and RAMESH B.R., 2002. Report on wild plant biodiversity: thematic biodiversity and action plan. Prepared under National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan coordinated by G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Almora. Funded by Global Environment Facility through UNDP .
RAMESH B.R. and GUERO M.C., 2000. Assessment of vegetation types of Kalkad - Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (Tamil Nadu, India) Using GIS and Remote Sensing. Final report on the project 'Biodiversity Conservation at Kalkad - Mundanthurai Reserve' in collaboration with Wildlife Institute of India and Tamil Nadu Forest Department. Funded by World Bank, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 65 p..

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