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

JEYAKUMAR S., AYYAPPAN N., MUTHURAMKUMAR S. and RAJARATHINAM K., 2017. Impacts of selective logging on diversity, species compostion and biomass of residual lowland dipterocarp forest in central Western Ghats, India, Tropical Ecology, 58 (2) : 315-330. [Publisher link]
JHA C.S., 2017. Bhuvadayo Dhatavah Itisutra vicharah” (भूवादयो धातवः इति सूत्रविचारः), International Journal of Indian Languages and Literature, 2 : 67-72. [Publisher link]
JHA C.S., 2017. Sarvatra Vibhasa goh Itisutra vicharah” (सर्वत्र विभाषा गोः इति सूत्रविचारः), International Journal of Sanskrit Research in Sanskrit, 3 : 18-21. [Publisher link]
JHA C.S., 2017. Purana vimarsah” (पुराणविमर्शः), International Journal of Sanskrit Research in Sanskrit, 3 : 116-119. [Publisher link]
JUCKER T., CASPERSEN J., CHAVE J., ANTIN C. and [et al.], 2017. Allometric equations for integrating remote sensing imagery into forest monitoring programmes, Global Change Biology, 23 (1) : 177-190, DOI : 10.1111/gcb.13388. [Publisher link]
LANDY F., BELAIDI N. and GAUDRY-SADA K.-H., 2017. Les espaces protégés urbains, vecteurs de justice ou d’injustice pour les populations autochtones ? Les cas de Xochimilco et des parcs nationaux de Mumbai et du Cap/Urban Protected Areas: Forces of justice or injustice for Indigenous populations? The cases of Xochimilco and the national parks of Mumbai and Cape Town, Justice spatiale / Spatial Justice, (11) . [Publisher link]
LANDY F., 2017. Rescaling the public distribution system in India: Mapping the uneven transition from spatialization to territorialization, Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 35 (1) : 113-129, DOI : 10.1177/0263774X16666080. [Publisher link]
MARIUS K., 2017. L’Inde : la loi avance, le patriarcat résiste, Travail, genre et sociétés, 38 (2) : 193-199, DOI : 10.3917/tgs.038.0193. [Publisher link]
MISHRA D., 2017. Mayūra : the poet and his popularity, Dhimahi: Journal of Chinmaya International Foundation Shodha Sansthan, 8 : 178-187.
MISHRA D., 2017. Madhusūdana Bhaṭṭa : an unknown commentator, Journal of the Oriental Institute, 66 : 173-188.
MOREL J., BAC A. and VEGA C., 2017. Terrain Model Reconstruction from Terrestrial LiDAR Data Using Radial Basis Functions, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 37 (5) : 72-84, DOI : 10.1109/MCG.2017.3621225 . [Publisher link]
MURUGAN K. and SARAVANAN G., 2017. A Scientometric Study on International Journal of Remote Sensing: 2006-2015, Journal of Advances in Library and Information Science, 6 (2) : 139-145. [Publisher link]
MUTHUSANKAR G. and [et al.], 2017. Coastal erosion vs man-made protective structures: evaluating a two-decade history from southeastern India, Natural Hazards, 85 (1) : 637-647, DOI : 10.1007/s11069-016-2583-7. [Publisher link]
NAVYA R., KRISHNAKUMAR C., BALACHANDRAN N., ARAVAJY S. and ANUPAMA K., 2017. Resilience of the tropical dry evergreen forest in the human-impacted region of Coromandel Coast, India, Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, 41 : 31-46.
OSURI A.M., [et al.], AYYAPPAN N. and [et al.], 2017. Successional status, seed dispersal mode and overstorey species influence tree regeneration in tropical rain-forest fragments in Western Ghats, India, Journal of Tropical Ecology, DOI : [Publisher link]
PARGAL S., [et al.], BALACHANDRAN N., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and PÉLISSIER R., 2017. Inverting Aboveground Biomass–Canopy Texture Relationships in a Landscape of Forest Mosaic in the Western Ghats of India Using Very High Resolution Cartosat Imagery, Remote Sensing, 9 (3) : 228, DOI : 10.3390/rs9030228. [Publisher link]
PERRONNE R., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2017. How to design trait-based analyses of community assembly mechanisms: insights and guidelines from a literature review, Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 25 : 29-44, [Publisher link]
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]
PRABHAKAR R., THOMAS V. and BALASUBRAMANIAN D., 2017. Databasing Crop Plants from the People's Biodiversity Register of India, Biodiversity Information Science and Standards, 1 : e19820, DOI : 10.3897/tdwgproceedings.1.19820. [Publisher link]
PREMATHILAKE R., ANUPAMA K., RAJAN K., PRASAD S., ORUKAIMANI G. and YATHEES KUMAR V.P., 2017. Implications of phytolith records from an Early Historic megalithic burial site at Porunthal in Southern India, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 11 : 491-506. [Publisher link]
PREMATHILAKE R., AKHILESH K., ANUPAMA K., PAPPU S., PRASAD S., GUNNELL Y. and ORUKAIMANI G., 2017. Phytoliths as indicators of Quaternary vegetation at the Paleolithic site of Attirampakkam, India, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 14 : 479-499, DOI : [Publisher link]
RAEVEL V., AYYAPPAN N., BALACHANDRAN N., ARAVAJY S., BARATHAN N., RAMESH B.R. and MUNOZ F., 2017. Taxonomic and ecological database of trees of Western Ghats - TreeGhatsData [Data set], Zenodo, Version 1, DOI : [Publisher link]
RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2017. BIOMASS : An R Package for estimating aboveground biomass and its uncertainty in tropical forests, Methods in Ecology and Evolution, DOI : 10.1111/2041-210X.12753. [Publisher link]
RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., BOULEAU G. and BARRETEAU O., 2017. Ce qu’apporte la prospective à la gestion locale de l’eau : l’exemple de Thau, Sciences Eaux & Territoires : La revue d'Irstea, 1/2017 (22) : 36-41. [Publisher link]
RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2017. Ambivalence des eaux souterraines dans le journal The Hindu: promouvoir leur préservation tout en accueillant des justifications de leur exploitation, Developement Durable et Territoires, 8 (1) : 29 p, DOI : 10.4000/developpementdurable.11526 . [Publisher link]
SPEER J.H., [et al.], NATH C.D. and [et al.], 2017. Pinus roxburghii stand dynamics at a heavily impacted site in Nepal: Research through an educational fieldweek, Dendrochronologia, 41 : 2-9, DOI : 10.1016/j.dendro.2016.01.005. [Publisher link]
TOURNEBIZE R., [et al.], MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2017. Two disjunct Pleistocene populations and anisotropic postglacial expansion shaped the current genetic structure of the relict plant Amborella trichopoda, PLOS ONE, 12 (8) : e0183412, [Publisher link]
VAN KLINK I., RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., AUBRIOT O. and PRABHAKAR P.I., 2017. From climate change to changes in agriculture, land and water at village level: a foresight approach in India, Sciences Eaux & Territoires : La revue d'Irstea, p. 1-7, Article hors-série no. 34. [Publisher link]
VAN KLINK I., RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., AUBRIOT O. and PRABHAKAR P.I., 2017. Du changement climatique au changement des pratiques agricoles : une démarche prospective dans un village indien, Sciences Eaux & Territoires : La revue d'Irstea, 1/2017 (22) : 56-61. [Publisher link]
VIDAL D. and BALASUBRAMANIAN D., 2017. Comment s’inventent les bateaux ? Cargos en bois du Tamil Nadu, Techniques & Culture, (67) : 176-195, DOI : 10.4000/tc.8486. [Publisher link]
VINOTH M., 2017. Śabdajñānasya dharmajanaktādhikaraṇam” (शब्दज्ञानस्य धर्मजनकताधिकरणम्), Prācīprajñā, 4 : 1-7.
VIOLLE C., [et al.], MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2017. Functional rarity: the ecology of outliers, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 32 (5) : 356-367, DOI : [Publisher link]

Non peer-reviewed journal articles

BABU G., 2017. Palmleaf manuscripts of Akkin̲iti̅rtham (Tiruvannamalai), Āvaṇam, Journal of Archaeological Society, 29 : Tolliyal Kaḻakam, Thanjavur, 190-200.
BABU G., 2017. Tirumaraikkāṭu (Vedaranyam) palmleaf manuscript, Āvaṇam, Journal of Archaeological Society, 28 : Tolliyal Kaḻakam, Thanjavur, 170-172.
BABU G., 2017. Ambalapaṭṭu Palm leaf manuscript, Āvaṇam, Journal of Archaeological Society, 28 : Tolliyal Kaḻakam, Thanjavur, 165-166.
MARIUS K., 2017. Inde : Le programme Aadhaar (« fondation » en hindi) : la plus vaste opération d’enregistrement multibiométrique du monde, Trait d'Union (July),
VINOTH M., 2017. Kataṃ ayam Puruṣottamaḥ, Samskritasri, 39 (10) : 30-33.
VINOTH M., 2017. Mahatī Sūkṣmekṣikā vartate Sūtrakārasya-2, Samskritasri, 39 (9) : 33-36.
VINOTH M., 2017. Mahatī Sūkṣmekṣikā vartate Sūtrakārasya-1, Samskritasri, 39 (8) : 34-37.
VINOTH M., 2017. Śārvarasya Tamaso Niṣiddhaye, Samskritasri, 39 (12) : 30-33.
VINOTH M., 2017. Ghaṭānāṃ Nirmātuḥ Tribhuvanavidhātuśca Kalahaḥ, Samskritasri, 39 (11) : 31-34.

Conference papers (published)

MOREL J., 2017. An Android application to visualize Point clouds and meshes in VR, In: Xiao Y., Abraham A.P. (ed), Paper presented at the International Conferences Computer Graphics, Visualization, Computer Vision and Image Processing 2017 and Big Data Analytics, Data Mining and Computational Intelligence 2017, Lisbon, Portugal, July 21-23, 2017, International Association for Development of the Information Society, p. 290-294, ISBN: 9978-989-8533-66-1. [Publisher link]
NARENTHIRAN R. and RAVICHANDRAN P., 2017. Digital resources of Institut Francais de Pondicherry, In: Abidi H.J., Bhardwaj R.K., Ashraf T. (ed), Expanding digital footprints: role of libraries and information centres, Asian Library Association, New Delhi, p. 237-242, ISBN: 978-81-934825-0-6.
RICHARD-FERROUDJI A., 2017. The social depth of groundwater and management issues, Paper presented at the 17th International Hydrological Decade (IHD) Endowment Lecture, March 27th 2017, Centre for Water Resources, Anna University, Chennai, 24 p..

Working Papers

HILGER A. and NORDMAN C.J., 2017. The role of social networks and skills in determining trust- Evidence from rural South India, IFP, DIAL, Working Paper, preliminary draft.
LANOS Y., MICHIELS S., NORDMAN C.J. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2017. Social Networks, Job Assignment and Social Hierarchy: a case study from rural Tamil Nadu, IFP, DIAL, Working Paper, IFP, DIAL, preliminary draft.
MARIUS K. and VENKATASUBRAMANIAN G., 2017. Exploring Urban Economic Resilience : The Case of A Leather Industral Cluster in Tamil Nadu, USR 3330 « Savoirs et Mondes Indiens » Working Papers Series - 9; SUBURBIN Papers Series - 3, Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines, 29 p.. [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

BALACHANDRAN N., 2017. Perspectives of Plant Diversity in Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest along the Coromandel Coast of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry [PhD Thesis], Department of Botany, Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Puducherry, 160 p., Advisor: K. Rajendiran.
BEN DRIS L.-S., 2017. La réhabilitation des tanks, un enjeu d’avenir pour le district de Pondichéry [Mémoire de stage Master 1. Parcours « Gestion de l’eau et Développement local »], Université Paris Nanterre et Institut Français de Pondichéry, 120 p., Sous la direction de: Mme Audrey Richard-Ferroudji et Mme Elise Temple-Boyer.
CHAUFFOUR M., 2017. Pollution de l’eau et santé environnementale : quelles gestions par les services de l’Etat dans le district de Pondichéry? [Mémoire Master 1 Geographie aménagement environnement développement specialité gestion de l’eau et développement local], Université Paris Nanterre et Institut Français de Pondichéry, 104 p., Professeures encadrantes : Mme Elise Temple-Boyer, Mme Audrey Bochaton. Superviseures : Mme Isabel Van Klink, Mme Audrey Richard-Ferroudji.