Scientific Production

Scientific Production


The list below contains the scientific production of the French Institute of Pondicherry from 2009 onwards. It includes books, edited books, CD-ROMs, maps, book chapters, articles, published conference papers, theses, reports, working papers, awards and other miscellaneous publications.

For publications brought out under the imprint of the IFP and available for sale, please visit the Bookstore page. For the IFP’s scientific production deposited in the HAL-SHS open archive see the IFP's HAL-SHS page.


Peer-reviewed journal articles

CHAVEZ-LARA C.M., ROY P.D., PÉREZ L., MUTHUSANKAR G. and LEMUS NERI V.H., 2015. Ostracode and C/N based paleoecological record from Santiaguillo basin of subtropical Mexico over last 27 cal kyr BP, Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, 32 (1) : 1-10. [Publisher link]
CLAEYS P., 2015. The Right to Land and Territory: New Human Right and Collective Action Frame, Revue interdisciplinaire d'études juridiques, 75 (2) : 115-137, DOI: 10.3917/riej.075.0115. [Publisher link]
DEARING J.A., ACMA B., BUB S., ANUPAMA K. and [et al.], 2015. Social-ecological systems in the Anthropocene: the need for integrating social and biophysical records at regional scales, The Anthropocene Review, 1–27, DOI: 10.1177/2053019615579128. [Publisher link]
DELOCHE J., 2015. Old Water-Works on the Eastern Part of the Mysore Plateau, Indian Journal of History of Science, 50 (1) : 148-153.
DHATCHANAMOORTHY N., SOOSAIRAJ S. and BALACHANDRAN N., 2015. Notes on the distribution of Crotalaria globosa Wight & Arn. - a rare and endemic legume in Tamil Nadu, Phytotaxonomy, 15 : 104-106.
DIEZ J.G., 2015. Costruire templi per tessere reti. Una lettura socio-spaziale della transizione urbana a Pondicherry, India meridionale (1960-2014), Quaderni Storici. Special issue,
GANESAN T., 2015. Lesser known Śaiva initiations : critical edition of the Vijñānadīkṣa chapter of the hitherto unpublished Acintyaviśvasādākhyāgama, one of the Āgamas of the Śaivasiddhānta tradition and its brief presentation, Cracow Indological studies, 16 : 145-167. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T., 2015. Finding the fundamental import of the Veda-s : study based on some early Vedic commentaries, Vaidika Vag Jyotih: an international refereed research journal on Vedic studies, 3 : 348-355. [Publisher link]
GANESAN T., 2015. Revisiting Mahābhārata : Śrīkṛṣṇa is the earlist Śaiva, Bulletin d'études indiennes, 33 : 29-38, Hommage à Bruno Dagens. [Publisher link]
GARIN P., ROLLIN D., MATON L., RINAUDO J.D., RICHARD-FERROUDJI A. and CABALLERO Y., 2015. Prospective participative sur l’agriculture du Roussillon face au changement climatique, Agronomie, Environnement & Sociétés. Revue de l'Association française d'agronomie, 5 (1) . [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C. and GRIMALDI V., 2015. The Pluviophone: Measuring Rainfall by Its Sound, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics-Transactions of the Asme, 137 (3) : DOI : 10.1115/1.4029645. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2015. Debt Bondage and the Tricks of Capital, Economic & Political Weekly, 50 : 11-18. [Publisher link]
GUÉRIN I., D’ESPALLIER B. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2015. The Social Regulation of Markets: Why Microcredit Fails to Promote Jobs in Rural South India, Development and Change, 46 (6) : 1277-1301, DOI : 10.1111/dech.12197. [Publisher link]
HAMROUNI A., VEGA C., RENAUD J.P., DURRIEU S. and BOUVIER M., 2015. A tree-based approach to estimate wood volume from Lidar data : a case study in a pine plantation, Revue française de Photogrammetrie et de Télédétection, 211-212 : 63-70.
HENRY M., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M., CIFUENTES JARA M. and [et al.], 2015. An overview of existing and promising technologies for national forest monitoring, Annals of Forest Science, DOI: 10.1007/s13595-015-0463-z. [Publisher link]
HENRY M., CIFUENTES JARA M., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2015. Recommendations for the use of tree models to estimate national forest biomass and assess their uncertainty, Annals of Forest Science, DOI: 10.1007/s13595-015-0465-x. [Publisher link]
HUTH G., HAEGEMAN B., PITARD E. and MUNOZ F., 2015. Long-Distance Rescue and Slow Extinction Dynamics Govern Multiscale Metapopulations, The American Naturalist, 186 (4) : 460-469, DOI: 10.1086/682947. [Publisher link]
JORGENSEN P. S., BARRAQUAND F., BONHOMME V. and [et al.], 2015. Connecting people and ideas from around the world: global innovation platforms for next-generation ecology and beyond, Ecosphere, 6 (4) : 1-11, DOI : 10.1890/es14-00198.1. [Publisher link]
KENNEL P., FIORIO C. and BORNE F., 2015. Supervised image segmentation using Q-Shift Dual-Tree Complex Wavelet Transform coefficients with a texton approach, Pattern Analysis and Applications, DOI: 10.1007/s10044-015-0491-1. [Publisher link]
LE BEC J., COURBAUD B., LE MOGUÉDEC G. and PÉLISSIER R., 2015. Characterizing tropical tree species growth strategies: learning from inter-individual variability and scale invariance, PLoS ONE, 10 (3) : e0117028, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117028. [Publisher link]
MENZEL P., ANUPAMA K., BASAVAIAH N. and [et al.], 2015. The use of amino acid analyses in (palaeo-) limnological investigations: A comparative study of four Indian lakes in different climate regimes, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 160 : 25-37, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.03.028. [Publisher link]
MORON V., FRELAT R., JEAN-JEUNE P.K. and GAUCHEREL C., 2015. Interannual and intra-annual variability of rainfall in Haiti (1905-2005), Climate Dynamics, 45 : 915-932, DOI : 10.1007/s00382-014-2326-y. [Publisher link]
NAGARAJAN R., JONATHAN M.P., ROY P.D., MUTHUSANKAR G. and LAKSHUMANAN C., 2015. Decadal evolution of a spit in the Baram river mouth in eastern Malaysia, Continental Shelf Research, 105 : 18-25, DOI : 10.1016/j.csr.2015.06.006. [Publisher link]
PULLA S., RAMASWAMI G., MONDAL N., CHITRA-TARAK R., SURESH H.S., DATTARAJA H.S., VIVEK P., PARTHASARATHY N., RAMESH B.R. and SUKUMAR R., 2015. Assessing the resilience of global seasonally dry tropical forests, International Forestry Review, 17 (S2) : 91-113, DOI: [Publisher link]
RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2015. Using repeated small-footprint LiDAR acquisitions to infer spatial and temporal variations of a high-biomass Neotropical forest, Remote Sensing of Environment, 169 : 93–101, DOI : 10.1016/j.rse.2015.08.001. [Publisher link]
ROUANET H. and VARREL A., 2015. De Bangalore à Whitefield : trajectoire et paysages d’une région urbaine en Inde, In: Oliveau S. (ed), Dossier Le monde indien : populations et espaces, Géoconfluences [site web], Mis en ligne le 24 mars 2015. [Publisher link]
ROY P.D., CHAVEZ-LARA C.M., BERAMENDI-OROSCO L.E., SÁNCHEZ-ZAVALA J.-L., MUTHUSANKAR G. and [et al.], 2015. Paleohydrology of the Santiaguillo Basin (Mexico) since late last glacial and climate variation in southern part of western subtropical North America, Quaternary Research, 84 (3) : 335–347, DOI : 10.1016/j.yqres.2015.10.002. [Publisher link]
ROY P.S., BEHERA M.D., MURTHY M.S.R., RAMESH B.R. and [et al.], 2015. New vegetation type map of India prepared using satellite remote sensing: Comparison with global vegetation maps and utilities, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 39 : 142-159. [Publisher link]
SALTRÉ F., DUPUTIE A., GAUCHEREL C. and CHUINE I., 2015. How climate, migration ability and habitat fragmentation affect the projected future distribution of European beech, Global Change Biology, 21 (2) : 897-910, DOI : 10.1111/gcb.12771. [Publisher link]
SEBASTIA B., 2015. Book Review of Geographies of Race and Food edited by Rachael Slocum and Arun Saldanha (Farnham and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013), Food, Culture and Society, 18 (2) : 329-332. [Publisher link]
SUBBARAYALU Y., 2015. Trade Guilds of south India up to the tenth century, Studies in People’s History, 2 (1) : 21–26, DOI: 10.1177/2348448915574403. [Publisher link]
TAUDIERE A., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2015. Beyond ectomycorrhizal bipartite networks: projected networks demonstrate contrasted patterns between early- and late-successional plants in Corsica, Frontiers in Plant Science, 6 : 881, DOI : 10.3389/fpls.2015.00881. [Publisher link]
VARREL A., 2015. Book review of "Indian Transnationalism Online: New Perspectives on Diaspora" edited by Sahoo AK and De Kruijf JG, Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 24 (1) : 130-132, DOI : 10.1177/0117196814565229. [Publisher link]
VEGA C., VEPAKOMMA U., MOREL J., BADER J.-L., RAJASHEKAR G., JHA C.S., FERET J., PROISY C., PÉLISSIER R. and DADHWAL V.K., 2015. Aboveground-Biomass Estimation of a Complex Tropical Forest in India Using Lidar, Remote Sensing, 7 : 10607-10625, DOI: 10.3390/rs70810607. [Publisher link]
VIOLLE C., CHOLER P., BOGRY B., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2015. Vegetation ecology meets ecosystem science: Permanent grasslands as a functional biogeography case study, Science of The Total Environment, 534 : 43-51, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.03.141. [Publisher link]
VOGT-SCHILB H., MUNOZ F., RICHARD F. and SCHATZ B., 2015. Recent declines and range changes of orchids in Western Europe (France, Belgium and Luxembourg), Biological Conservation, 190 : 133-141, DOI : 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.05.002. [Publisher link]
ZORI C., GONI M.F.S., ANUPAMA K., PRASAD S. and [et al.], 2015. Indian monsoon variations during three contrasting climatic periods: The Holocene, Heinrich Stadial 2 and the last interglacialeglacial transition, Quaternary Science Reviews, 125 : 50-60. [Publisher link]

Non peer-reviewed journal articles

BALAMURUGAN P., 2015. Tiruvintaḷur Ceppeṭukal: Rajentra-caturvetimaṅkalam [Tiruvindalur copperplates : Rajendra-Chaturvedimangalam], Avaṉam, 26 : 340–345.
KANNAN M. and PRAKASH A., 2015. Etuvār Leve (1965-2008), Kalkutirai, 25 : 146-148, Translation of a long French poem (by Edouard Leve) through English.
KANNAN M. and PRAKASH A., 2015. Pāl Celān aintu kavitaikaḻ, Kalkutirai, 24 : 93-94, Translation of 5 German poems (by Paul Celan) through English .
SARAVANAN G. and KRISHNASWAMY N., 2015. Cumulative bibliometric studies of Seven Ecology journals from 2003 to 2012: A study, Journal of Library Advancements, 5 (2) : 5-15.
SRINIVASAN K., KANNAN M. and NATRAJ M.V., 2015. Cūriyak kal, Kalkutirai, 24 : 3-20, Translation of a long Spanish poem (by Octavio Paz) through English.

Conference papers (published)

ASWATHY S. and SARAVANAN G., 2015. Authorship pattern in cryogenics research as reflected in Cryogenics Journal, In: Fazlur Rahman S.A., [et al.] (ed), Proceedings of the National Conference on Innovative Librarianship in the Knowledge Society : Enhancing Teaching, Learning and Research (NCILKS), 14-16, May 2015, Organized by Vankatram Learning Centre, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore and Jointly with Indian Academic Library Association (IALA), Kuniamuthur, Coimbatore, p. 324-331, ISBN: 978-93-83069-21-7.
ASWATHY S. and SARAVANAN G., 2015. Authorship productivity in Green Propulsion research, In: Elavazhagan E., [et al.] (ed), Proceedings of the National Conference on Advancement in Library and Information Science & Technology : Challenges and Opportunities (SALIS 2015) 10th & 11th July, 2015, B.S. Abdur Rahman University & Soceity for the Advancement of Library and Information Science, Chennai, p. 74-80, ISBN: 978-93-85469-00-8.
MOREL J., BAC A. and VEGA C., 2015. Computation of tree volume from terrestrial LiDAR data, In: Durrieu s., Vega C. (ed), Proceedings of SilviLaser 2015 - 14th Conference on Lidar Applications for Assessing and Managing Forest Ecosystems, September 28-30, 2015, Organized by The French Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (SFPT), IRSTEA, IGN, La Grande Motte, France, p. 308-310. [Publisher link]
NARENTHIRAN R., ARAVINTHAN M. and SATHIYAMOORTHY M.G., 2015. Role and Importance of National Mission for Manuscripts Catalogues : a study, In: Tamizhchelvan M. (ed), Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Libraries : Issues and Challenges, Dr. G. Ramachandran Library, The Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, Gandhigram, p. 78-80, ISBN: 978-93-84556-82-2.
RAVICHANDRAN P. and NARENTHIRAN R., 2015. Exploratory study of Indian languages information retrieval in online bibliographical databases, In: S. Thanushkodi (ed), Proceedings of the National Seminar on Role of LIS Professionals in Developing Information Literacy Skills in the Digital Era, 19-20 March, 2015, Department of Library and Information Science, Alagappa University, Karaikkudi, p. 334-337, ISBN: 978-81-922221-5-8.
RAVICHANDRAN P. and NARENTHIRAN R., 2015. Need and purpose of manuscript catalogues for Indologist, In: Surendrababu (ed), Proceedings of the National Seminar on User Studies in the Academic Libraries in the ICT Era, 26-27 August, 2015, University Library, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.
SARAVANAN G. and RAJAN V.R., 2015. A Ten-year Bibliometric Analysis of the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (2003-12) [CD-ROM], In: Nagarajan M. (ed), Proceedings of the National Seminar on Advancement of Science through Scientometrics, 27 - 28 March, 2015, Department of Library and Information Science, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, p. 366-373, ISBN: 978-81-922221-5-8.

Working Papers

RAMAN B., PRASAD-ALEYAMMA M., DE BERCEGOL R., DENIS É. and ZERAH M.-H., 2015. Selected Readings on Small Town Dynamics in India, USR 3330 « Savoirs et Mondes Indiens » Working Papers Series - 7; SUBURBIN Papers Series - 2, Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines, 114 p. [Publisher link]