Digital Publications

This page contains the publications of the IFP that are freely downloadable online. It includes the CSH-IFP Working Paper Series as well as some older publications that have gone out of print.


Assessment and Conservation of Forest Biodiversity in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. 2. Assessment of Tree Biodiversity, Logging Impact and General Discussion. [E-paper]

Author B.R. Ramesh, M.H. Swaminath, Santhoshagouda Patil, S. Aravajy, Claire Elouard
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2009
Pages pp. 65-124
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°7
Language English

Data Paper – High-Resolution Topographic and Bioclimatic Data for the Southern Western Ghats of India (IFP_ECODATA_BIOCLIM) [E-paper]

Author Quentin Renard, G. Muthusankar, Raphaël Pelissier
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2009
Pages 21 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°8
Language English

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]

Author B.R. Ramesh, Mohan Seetharam, M. C. Guero, R. Michon
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2009
Pages pp. 1-64
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°6
Language English

Assessment of forest biological diversity. A FAO training course. 2. Case study in India.

Author Claire Elouard and Rani M. Krishnan
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1999
Pages 75 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°5
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-094-7
Price 230.00 INR (10.00 EUR)

Assessment of forest biological diversity. A FAO training course. 1. Lecture notes.

Author Documents edited by François Houllier, Rani M. Krishnan and Claire Elouard
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1998
Pages 102 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°4
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-089-3
Price 230.00 INR (10.00 EUR)

Dynamics of the dense moist evergreen forests. Long term monitoring of an experimental station in Kodagu district (Karnataka, India).

Author Claire Elouard, François Houllier, Jean-Pierre Pascal, Raphaël Pélissier, B.R. Ramesh
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1997
Pages 23 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°1
Language English

Modelling tree architecture and forest dynamics. A research project in the dense moist evergreen forests of the Western Ghats (South India).

Author François Houllier, Yves Caraglio, Muriel Durand
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1997
Pages 37 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°2
Language English

Architecture and growth strategy of two evergreen species of the Estern Ghats (South India): Knema attenuata (J. Hk. & Thw.) Warb (Myristicaceæ) and Vateria indica L. (Dipterocarpaceæ).

Author Muriel Durand
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1997
Pages 39 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°3
Language English

SAARC. Economic and political atlas.

Author Gilles Boquérat, Indra Nath Mukherji, S. Aruna, S. Robert & G. Venkatasubramanian
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1996
Pages 106 p., 41 maps, 21 tables and 2 charts
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°20
Language English

The making of democratic inequality. Caste, class, lobbies and politics in contemporary  India (1880-1995).

Author Jackie Assayag
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1995
Pages 80 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°18
Language English

To give or not to give… From brideprice to dowry in Maharashtra (Pune District).

Author Véronique Bénéï
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1995
Pages 73 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°19
Language English

Pollen of wet evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, India.

Author Colette Tissot, Hafida Chikhi, T.S. Nayar
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry/Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram
Year 1994
Pages 133 p., ill., map
Series Publications du département d’écologie n°35
Language English

Anthropic action on the vegetation in the Western Ghats of India (Shimoga District, Karnataka). A study using agrarian systems analysis.

Author J.P. Garrigues, G.D. Derand & R. Hegde
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1993
Pages 36 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°12
Language English

British forestry in the Western Ghats (India) and French forestry in Indochina. A comparison.

Author Marlène Buchy
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1993
Pages 22 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°13
Language English

Socio-economic impact of the Green Revolution on Tamil rural society. The example of the Pondicherry area.

Author Kamala Marius-Gnanou
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1993
Pages 67 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°11
Language English

To migrate or to stay in the Maidan. A survey in two rural systems in South Karnataka.

Author Frédéric Landy
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1992
Pages 70 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°10
Language English

Food practices and traditional medicine among the Muslims of Hyderabad.

Author Delphine Roger
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1991
Pages 32 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°8
Language English

Urban configurations and merchant networks in South India. A workshop.

Author --------
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1991
Pages 103 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°9
Language English

To migrate or to stay? Mobility and retention of rural population in South India. A field survey of villagers’ rationales in Mandya district, Karnataka.

Author Jean Racine
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1990
Pages 34 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°5
Language English

Colonial forest exploitation in the Western Ghats of India. A case study of North Kanara district

Author Marlène Buchy
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1990
Pages 56 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°7
Language English