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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., 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]
BARBIER N., COUTERON P., LEFEVER R., DEBLAUWE V. and LEJEUNE O., 2008. Spatial decoupling of facilitation and competition at the origin of gap vegetation patterns in SW Niger, Ecology, 89 (6) : 1521-1531. [Publisher link]
BARBIER N., COUTERON P. and BOGAERT J., 2008. The global biogeography of semi-arid periodic vegetation patterns, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 17 (6) : 715-723. [Publisher link]
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]