Publications / Communications

Publications

[30] Pargal, S., Fararoda, R., Rajashekar, G., Balachandran, N., Réjou-Méchain, M., Barbier, N., Jha, C.S., Pélissier, R., Dadhwal, V.K., Couteron, P. (accepted). Characterizing 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.

[29] Réjou-Méchain, M., Tanguy, A., Piponiot, C., Chave, J., Hérault, B. (accepted). BIOMASS: An R Package for estimating above-ground biomass and its uncertainty in tropical forests. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

[28] Gonmadje, C., Picard, N., Gourlet-Fleury, S., Réjou-Méchain, M., Freycon, V., Sunderland, T., McKey, D., Doumenge, C. (2017). Altitudinal filtering of large-tree species explains above-ground biomass variation in an Atlantic central African rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology. (Early view)

[27] Sullivan, M.J.P., Talbot, J., Lewis, S.L., Phillips, O. L., et al. (2017). Diversity and carbon storage across the tropical forest biome. Scientific Reports, 7, Article number: 39102.

[26] Vattakaven, T., George, R.M., Balasubramanian, D., Réjou-Méchain, M., Muthusankar, G., Ramesh, B.R., Prabhakar, R. (2016). India Biodiversity Portal: An integrated, interactive and participatory biodiversity informatics platform. Biodiversity Data Journal. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e10279.

[25] Feldpausch, T. R., Phillips, O. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Gloor, E., Lloyd, J., Lopez‐Gonzalez, G., et al. (2016). Amazon forest response to repeated droughts. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30 (7), 964–982.

[24] Ho Tong Minh, D., Le Toan, T., Rocca, F., Tebaldini, S., Villard, L., Réjou-Méchain, M., Phillips, O.L., Feldpausch, T.R., Dubois-Fernandez, P. Scipal, K., Chave, J. (2016) SAR tomography for the retrieval of forest biomass and height: Cross-validation at two tropical forest sites in French Guiana. Remote Sensing of Environment, 175, 138-147.

[23] Ulloa, J.S., Gasc, A., Gaucher, P., Aubin, T., Réjou-Méchain, M., Sueur, J. (2016) Screening large audio datasets to determine the time and space distribution of Screaming Piha birds in a tropical forest. Ecological Informatics, 31, 91-99.

[22] Tymen, B., Réjou-Méchain, M., Dalling, J.W., Fauset, S., Feldpausch, T.R., Norden, N., Phillips, O.L., Turner B.L., Viers J., Chave J. (2016) Evidence for arrested succession in a liana-infested Amazonian forest. Journal of Ecology, 104 (1), 149-159

[21] Réjou-Méchain M., Tymen B., Blanc L., Fauset S., Feldpausch T., Monteagudo A., Phillips O., Richard H., Chave J. (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.

[20] Bastin J.-F., Barbier N., Réjou-Méchain M., Fayolle A., Gourlet-Fleury S., Maniatis D., de Haulleville T., Baya F., Beeckman H., Beina D., Couteron P., Chuyong G., Dauby G., Doucet J.-L, Droissart V., Dufrêne M., Ewango C., Gillet J.F., Gonmadje C.H., Hart T., Kavali T., Kenfack D., Libalah M., Malhi Y., Makana J.-R., Pélissier R., Ploton P., Serckx A., Sonké B., Stevart T., Thomas D.W., De Cannière C. & Bogaert J. (2015) Seeing Central African forests through their largest trees. Scientific Reports, 5, Article number: 13156, doi:10.1038/srep13156.

[19] Fauset S., Johnson M.O. et al. (2015) Hyperdominance in Amazonian forest carbon cycling. Nature Communication, 6, Article number: 6857, doi:10.1038/ncomms7857.

[18] Henry M.*, Réjou-Méchain M.*, Cifuentes Jara M., Wayson C., Piotto D., Westfall J., Michel Fuentes J.M., Alice Guier F., Castañeda Lombis H., Castellanos Lopez E., Cuenca Lara R., Cueva Rojas K., Del Aguila Pasquel J., Duque Montoya D., Fernandez Vega J., Jimenez Galo A., Lopez O.R., Marklund L.G., Milla F., Navar Cahidez J.J., Ortiz Malavassi E., Perez J., Ramirez Zea C., Rangel Garcia L., Rubilar Pons R., Sanquetta C., Scott C. Zapatas-Cuartas M., Saint-André L. (2015). An overview of existing and promising technologies for national forest monitoring. Annals of Forest Science 72 (6), pp 779-788.

*equal contribution

[17] Réjou-Méchain M., Cheptou P.-O. (2015) High incidence of dioecy in young successional tropical forests. Journal of Ecology, 103 (3), 725-732.

[16] Cifuentes Jara M., Henry M., Réjou-Méchain M., Lopez O.R., Wayson C., Castellanos Lopez E., Zapatas-Cuartas M., Piotto D., Alice Guier F., Castañeda Lombis H., Cuenca Lara R., Cueva Rojas K., Del Aguila Pasquel J., Duque Montoya D., Fernandez Vega J., Jimenez Galo A., Marklund L.G., Michel Fuentes J.M., Milla F., Navar Cahidez J.J., Ortiz Malavassi E., Perez J., Ramirez Zea C., Rangel Garcia L., Rubilar Pons R., Saint-André L., Sanquetta C., Scott C., Westfall J. (2015). Overcoming Obstacles to sharing data on tree allometric equations. Annals of Forest Science, 72 (6), 789-794.

[15] Mermoz S., Réjou-Méchain M., Villard L., Le Toan T., Rossi V., Gourlet-Fleury S. (2015). Decrease of L-band SAR backscatter with biomass of dense forests. Remote Sensing of Environment 159, 307-317.

[14] Henry M., Cifuentes Jara M., Réjou-Méchain M., Piotto D., Michel Fuentes J.M., Wayson C., Alice Guier F., Castañeda Lombis H., Castellanos Lopez E., Cuenca Lara R., Cueva Rojas K., Del Aguila Pasquel J., Duque Montoya D., Fernandez Vega J., Jimenez Galo A., Lopez O.R., Marklund L.G., Milla F., Navar Cahidez J.J., Ortiz Malavassi E., Perez J., Ramirez Zea C., Rangel Garcia L., Rubilar Pons R., Sanquetta C., Scott C., Westfall J., Zapatas-Cuartas M., Saint-André L. (2015). Recommendations for the use of tree models to estimate national forest biomass and assess its uncertainty. Annals of Forest Science, 72 (6), 769-777.

[13] Cifuentes Jara M., Henry M., Réjou-Méchain M., Wayson C., Zapatas-Cuartas M., Piotto D., Alice Guier F., Castañeda Lombis H., Castellanos Lopez E., Cuenca Lara R., Cueva Rojas K., Del Aguila Pasquel J., Duque Montoya D., Frenandez Vega J., Jimenez Galo A., Lopez O.R., Marklund L.G., Michel Fuentes J.M., Milla F., Navar Cahidez J.J., Ortiz Malavassi E., Perez J., Ramirez Zea C., Rangel Garcia L., Rubilar Pons R., Saint-André L., Sanquetta C., Scott C., Westfall J. (2015). Guidelines for documenting and reporting tree allometric equations. Annals of Forest Science, 72 (6), 763-768.

[12] Ringler M., Mangione R., Pašukonis A., Rainer G., Gyimesi K., Felling-Wagner J., Kronaus H., Réjou-Méchain M., Chave J., Reiter K., Ringler E. (2014). High-resolution forest mapping for behavioural studies in the Nature Reserve ‘Les Nouragues’, French Guiana. Journal of Maps. doi: 10.1080/17445647.2014.972995.

[11] Réjou-Méchain, M, Flores, O., Pélissier, R., Fayolle, F., Fauvet, N. Gourlet-Fleury, S. Tropical tree assembly depends on the interactions between successional and soil filtering processes. (2014). Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23(12), 1440-1449.

[10] Mermoz S., Le Toan T., Villard L., Réjou-Méchain M., Seifert-Granzin J. Biomass assessment in Cameroon savanna using ALOS PALSAR data. (2014) Remote Sensing of Environment.155, 109–119.

[9] Réjou-Méchain, M., Muller-Landau, H. C., Detto, M., Thomas, S. C., Le Toan, T., Saatchi, S. S., Barreto-Silva, J. S., Bourg, N. A., Bunyavejchewin, S., Butt, N., Brockelman, W. Y., Cao, M., Cárdenas, D., Chiang, J.-M., Chuyong, G. B., Clay, K., Condit, R., Dattaraja, H. S., Davies, S. J., Duque, A., Esufali, S., Ewango, C., Fernando, R. H. S., Fletcher, C. D., Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N., Hao, Z., Harms, K. E., Hart, T. B., Hérault, B., Howe, R. W., Hubbell, S. P., Johnson, D. J., Kenfack, D., Larson, A. J., Lin, L., Lin, Y., Lutz, J. A., Makana, J.-R., Malhi, Y., Marthews, T. R., McEwan, R. W., McMahon, S. M., McShea, W. J., Muscarella, R., Nathalang, A., Noor, N. S. M., Nytch, C. J., Oliveira, A. A., Phillips, R. P., Pongpattananurak, N., Punchi-Manage, R., Salim, R., Schurman, J., Sukumar, R., Suresh, H. S., Suwanvecho, U., Thomas, D. W., Thompson, J., Uríarte, M., Valencia, R., Vicentini, A., Wolf, A. T., Yap, S., Yuan, Z., Zartman, C. E., Zimmerman, J. K., and Chave, J. Local spatial structure of forest biomass and its consequences for remote sensing of carbon stocks. (2014). Biogeosciences, 11, 6827-6840, doi:10.5194/bg-11-6827-2014.

[8] Chave, J, Réjou-Méchain, M, Burquez, A, Chidumayo, E, Colgan, MS, Delitti, WBC, Duque, A, Eid, T, Fearnside, PM, Goodman, RC, Henry, M, Martinez-Yrizar, A, Mugasha, WA, Muller-Landau, HC, Mencuccini, M, Nelson, BW, Ngomanda, A, Nogueira, EM, Ortiz-Malavassi, E, Pelissier, R, Ploton, P, Ryan, CM, Saldarriaga, JG, Vieilledent, G. Improved allometric models to estimate the above ground biomass of tropical trees. (2014) Global Change Biology 20, 3177–3190, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12629.

[7] Parmentier I.*, Réjou-Méchain M.*, Chave J., Vleminckx J., Thomas D.W., Kenfack D., Chuyong G., Hardy O.J. Prevalence of phylogenetic clustering at multiple scales in an African rainforest tree community. (2014) Journal of Ecology 102(4) : 1008-1016.

*equal contribution

[6] Fayolle A., Engelbrecht, B., Freycon, V., Mortier, F., Swaine, M., Réjou-Méchain M., Doucet, J-L., Fauvet, N., Cornu, G., Gourlet-Fleury, S. (2012) Geological substrates shape tree species and trait distributions in African moist forests. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42381.

[5] Réjou-Méchain M., Flores O., Bourland N., Doucet J-L., Fétéké R., Pasquier A., Hardy O.J. (2011) Spatial aggregation of tropical trees at multiple spatial scales. Journal of Ecology 99 : 1373-1381.

[4] Gourlet-Fleury, S., Rossi, V.,Réjou-Méchain, M., Freycon, V., Fayolle, A., Saint-André,L., Cornu, G., Gérard, J., Sarrailh, Flores, O., J-M, Baya, F., Billand, A., Fauvet, N., Gally, M., Henry, M., Hubert, D., Pasquier, A., Picard, N. (2011) Environmental filtering of dense-wooded species controls aboveground biomass stored in African moist forests. Journal of Ecology. 99 : 981-990.

[3] Réjou-Méchain M., Hardy O.J. (2011). Properties of similarity indices under niche-based and dispersal-based processes in communities. American Naturalist. 177(5) : 589-604.

[2] Réjou-Méchain M., Fayolle A., Nasi R., Gourlet-Fleury S., Doucet J-L., Gally M., Hubert D., Pasquier A., Billand A. (2011) Detecting large-scale diversity patterns in tropical trees : can we trust commercial forest inventories? Forest Ecology and Management 261 : 187–194.

[1] Réjou-Méchain M., Pélissier R., Gourlet-Fleury S., Couteron P., Nasi R., Thompson J.D. (2008). Regional variation in tropical forest tree species composition in the Central African Republic : an assessment based on inventories by forest companies. Journal of Tropical Ecology 24 : 663-674.

Communications (selection)

Réjou-Méchain M., Le Toan T., Chave J.. Calibration and validation of remote sensing methods for global carbon stock mapping in tropical forests. CTFS analytical workshop. 26.07.2012. University of Washington, Seattle.

Réjou-Méchain M. Dissecting tropical tree assemblage along successional and across soil gradients: Insights from a trait-based approach in Central Africa. COBIMFO, 05.01.2012, Bruxelles, Belgique.

Réjou-Méchain M., Bourland N., Flores O., Fétéké R., Pasquier A., Doucet J.L., Hardy O. Drivers of spatial aggregation of tropical forest tree species at multiple spatial scales. Joint Meeting of Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation & Society for Tropical Ecology (ATBC). 27.07.2009, Marburg, Germany.

Réjou-Méchain M., Bourland N., Flores O., Fétéké R., Pasquier A., Doucet J.L., Hardy O. Peut-on expliquer les patrons d’agrégation spécifiques d’arbres tropicaux à partir de leurs traits ? Une analyse de l’échelle locale à l’échelle régionale. 5ème congrès francophone d’écologie des communautés végétales (ECOVEG 5). 8.04.2009, Gembloux, Belgique.

Réjou-Méchain M. Structure spatiale des communautés d’arbres en forêt tropicale : importance relative des processus sous jacents. Séminaire au Cirad Baillarguet . 16.03.2009, Montpellier, France.

Réjou-Méchain M. Organisation spatiale des communautés en forêt tropicale : mise en évidence des facteurs écologiques et neutres en forêt dense Centrafricaine. Séminaire à l’Université Libre de Bruxelles. 20.11.2008, Bruxelles, Belgique.

Reviewer services

Reviewer for the following journals:

Annals of Botany, Base, Basic and Applied Ecology, BMC Ecology, Bois et Forêt des Tropiques, Ecography, Ecology, Forest Ecology and Management, Global Ecology and Biogeography, Journal of Biogeography, Journal of Ecology, Journal of Tropical Ecology, Journal of Vegetation Science, Nature, Nature Communications, Oikos, Plant Ecology and Diversity, Plant Ecology and Evolution, PLoS ONE, Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing of Environment, Science of the Total Environment, Scientific Reports, Terre et Vie.

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