Department Publication Geomatics

2017

Peer-reviewed journal articles

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]
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]
2016

Peer-reviewed journal articles

HO TONG MINH D., LE TOAN T., ROCCA F., TEBALDINI S., VILLARD L., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 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, doi : 10.1016/j.rse.2015.12.037, [Publisher link]
NATH C.D., MUNOZ F., PÉLISSIER R., BURSLEM D.F.R.P. and MUTHUSANKAR G., 2016. Growth rings in tropical trees: role of functional traits, environment, and phylogeny Trees - Structure and Function, 1-23, DOI: 10.1007/s00468-016-1442-1, [Publisher link]
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]
ROY P.D., RIVERO-NAVARETTE A., SÁNCHEZ-ZAVALA J.-L., BERAMENDI-OROSCO L.E., MUTHUSANKAR G. and LOZANO-SANTACRUZ R., 2016. Atlantic Ocean modulated hydroclimate of the subtropical northeastern Mexico since the last glacial maximum and comparison with the southern US Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 434 : 141-150, DOI : 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.048, [Publisher link]
TYMEN B., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2016. Evidence for arrested succession in a liana-infested Amazonian forest Journal of Ecology, 104 (1) : 149-159, DOI : 10.1111/1365-2745.12504, [Publisher link]
ULLOA J.S., GASC A., GAUCHER P., AUBIN T., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and 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, DOI : 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.11.012, [Publisher link]
VATTAKAVEN T., GEORGE R.M., BALASUBRAMANIAN D., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M., MUTHUSANKAR G., RAMESH B.R. and PRABHAKAR R., 2016. India Biodiversity Portal: An integrated, interactive and participatory biodiversity informatics platform Biodiversity Data Journal, 4 : e10279, DOI : 10.3897/BDJ.4.e10279, [Publisher link]

Conference papers (published)

MUTHUSANKAR G. and LAKSHUMANAN C., 2016. Coastal Aquifer Vulnerability Assessment for the Cauvery Delta Region, Southeast Coast of India In: Srinivasamoorty S., Senthilnathan D., Kusuma KN. (ed), National Level Workshop on Multiphase Approaches on Assessment and Sustainable Management of Stressed Coastal Aquifers (MAPCOAST-2016) 18th - 22nd May 2016 [CD-ROM] Puducherry organized by Department of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University , p. 205-217,
ROY P.D., QUIROZ-JIMENEZ J.D., SÁNCHEZ-ZAVALA J.-L., MUTHUSANKAR G., LOZANO-SANTACRUZ R. and LOPEZ-BALBIAUX N., 2016. Hydroclimate of subtropical Mexico since the last glacial maximum and evaluation of some Pacific and Atlantic forcings. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 7 [Abstracts of the Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA - 2016], doi : 10.1130/abs/2016AM-279079, [Publisher link]
2015

Edited books

SANDEEP S., SIVARAM M., GAMARRA J.G.P. and RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. (ed.), 2015. Proceedings of the regional training on data analysis for tree volume, biomass and carbon stock assessment, 10-13 November 2014. KFRI , Peechi, India. UN-REDD Programme MRV report 20 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy, 19 p.,

Book chapters

DURRIEU S., VEGA C. and [et al.], 2015. Optical remote sensing of tree and stand heights In: Prasad S.T. (ed), Remote Sensing Handbook, Vol II, Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing., Chapter 17:, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, Fla, p. 449-485, ISBN: 978-1-4822-1795-7, [Publisher link]
ROY P.D., RIVERO-NAVARETTE A., HERNÁNDEZ-JUÁREZ N.L., SÁNCHEZ-ZAVALA J.-L., MUTHUSANKAR G. and LOZANO-SANTACRUZ R., 2015. Peat Fires in Northeastern Mexico: Geochemistry, Chronology, and Paleo-reconstruction In: Stracher G.B., Prakash A., Rein G. (ed), Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective. Volume 4: Peat -- Geology, Combustion, and Case Studies, 1st ed., Elsevier, p. 75-88, ISBN: 978-0-444-59510-2, [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

BONHOMME V., CASTETS M., MOREL J. and GAUCHEREL C., 2015. Introducing the vectorial Kappa: An index to quantify congruence between vectorial mosaics Ecological Indicators, 57 : 96-99, DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.04.007, [Publisher link]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
2014

Books

SUBBARAYALU Y., MUTHUSANKAR G. and BALAMURUGAN P., 2014. Iṭaikkālat Tamiḻnāṭṭil Nāṭukaḷum ūrkaḷum : ki. Pi. 800-1300 Tamiḻakat Tolliyal Kaḻakam, Tañcavur, 56 p,

Book chapters

MUTHUSANKAR G., LAKSHUMANAN C. and ESWARAMOORTHI S., 2014. Inundation Risk Assessment for Nagapatinam Coast, Tamil Nadu, Southeast Coast of India In: Mohanty U.C., Mohapatra M., Singh O.P., Bandopadhyay B.K., Rathore L.S. (ed), Monitoring and Prediction of Tropical Cyclones over Indian Ocean and Climate Change, Capital Publishing Co. & Springer Publications, Delhi, p. 364-373, ISBN: 978-93-81891-07-0, [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

ROY P.D., QUIROZ-JIMENEZ J.D., CHAVEZ-LARA C.M., PEREZ-CRUZ L.L. and MUTHUSANKAR G., 2014. Humid Pleistocene−Holocene transition and early Holocene in sub-tropical northern Mexico and possible Gulf of California forcing Boreas : An International Journal of Quaternary Research, 43 (3) : 577–587, DOI 10.1111/bor.12062, [Publisher link]
ROY P.D., CHARLES-POLO M.P., LOPEZ-BALBIAUX N., PI-PUIG T., MUTHUSANKAR G., LOZANO-SANTACRUZ R., LOZANO-GARCIA S. and ROMERO F.M., 2014. Last glacial hydrological variations at the southern margin of sub-tropical North America and a regional comparison Journal of Quaternary Science, 29 (5) : 495-505, DOI: 10.1002/jqs.2718, [Publisher link]
VEGA C., HAMROUNI A., EL MOKHTARI S., MOREL J. and BOCK J., 2014. PTrees: A point-based approach to forest tree extraction from lidar data International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 33 : 98-108, [Publisher link]
2013

Peer-reviewed journal articles

ALLOUIS T., DURRIEU S., VEGA C. and COUTERON P., 2013. Stem Volume and above-ground biomass estimation of individual pine trees from LiDAR data: Contribution of full-waveform signals IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 6 (2) : 924-934, DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2012.2211863, [Publisher link]
MUTHUSANKAR G., LAKSHUMANAN C., PRADEEP-KISHORE V., ESWARAMOORTHI S. and JONATHAN M.P., 2013. Classifying inundation limits in SE coast of India: application of GIS Natural Hazards, 65 (3) : 2401-2409, DOI: 10.1007/s11069-012-0427-7, [Publisher link]
ROY P.D., RIVERO-NAVARETTE A., LOPEZ-BALBIAUX N., PEREZ-CRUZ L.L., METCALFE S.E., MUTHUSANKAR G. and SÁNCHEZ-ZAVALA J.-L., 2013. A record of Holocene summer-season palaeohydrological changes from the southern margin of Chihuahua Desert (Mexico) and possible forcings The Holocene, 23 (8) : 1105-1114, DOI: 10.1177/0959683613483619, [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

DJAOUTI A., 2013. Développement et mise en œuvre d'un SIG appliqué à la gestion d'un dispositif d'inventaire permanent de forêts Mémoire de Licence en géomatique et environnement : Ecole Nationale des Sciences Géographiques, Paris, 38 p., Principal advisor: C. Véga.
HAMROUNI A., 2013. Inventaire et caractérisations de forêts par des techniques de LIDAR aéroporté Stage de Master spécialité statistiques : Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, 30 p., Principal advisor: C. Véga.
2012

Peer-reviewed journal articles

LAKSHUMANAN C., PRADEEP KISHORE V., VIVEGANANDAN S., KRISHNAKUMAR P. and MUTHUSANKAR G., 2012. Landuse / Land cover dynamics study in Nilgiris district part of Western Ghats, Tamilnadu International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, 2 (3) : 921- 932,
VEGA C., DURRIEU S., MOREL J. and ALLOUIS T., 2012. A sequential iterative dual-filter for Lidar terrain modeling optimized for complex forested environments Computers & Geosciences, 44 : 31-41, DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2012.03.021, [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

LECOLE D., 2012. Etude des dynamiques de population par analyse morphologique de paysages de villes : cas des agglomérations indiennes Master2 Dissertation : Université Marnes La vallée, ENSG, Paris , 41 p.,
2011

Peer-reviewed journal articles

VEGA C. and DURRIEU S., 2011. Multi-level filtering segmentation to measure individual tree parameters based on Lidar data: application to a mountainous forest with heterogeneous stands International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 13 (4) : 646-656, [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

MUTHUSANKAR G., 2011. Multi-hazard Risk Assessment and Management Strategies for Nagapattinam Coastal Zone, Tamil Nadu PhD Thesis : Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, 134 p., Advisor: C. Lakshumanan.
2010

Conference papers (published)

AULONG S., BORNE F., MUTHUSANKAR G., RAMESH B.R. and [et al.], 2010. Socio-economic assessment of farmers' vulnerability as water users subject to global change stressors in the hard rock of Southern India. The SHIVA ANR project In: Fabre J.-C., Louchart X., Muller J.-P. (ed), LandMod 2010: International Conference on Integrative Landscape Modelling, Montpellier, February 3-5, 2010, Editions Quæ, 13 p., [Publisher link]
2009

Peer-reviewed journal articles

BALASUBRAMANIAN D. and GRARD P., 2009. ICT and agriculture in India: a perspective from the case study based on the Oscar project (Open source simple computer for agriculture in rural areas) Networks and Communication Studies (NETCOM), 23 (3) : 281-292, [Publisher link]

Conference papers (published)

BORNE F., MUTHUSANKAR G., ISWARIALAKSHMI K. and BALASUBRAMANIAN D., 2009. Digital Historical atlas of South India. Space, Time, Place In: Forte M., Campana S., Liuzza C. (ed), Third International Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology, 17th-21st August 2009, BAR International series; 2118, Archaeopress, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, p. 373-378, ISBN: 9781407306599,
2008

Book chapters

MONDET B., MUTHUSANKAR G., BORNE F., VASCONCELOS P. and FAURE J.P., 2008. Time & space propagation of dengue virus in a tropical city In: Tyagi B.K. (ed), Vector-borne diseases: epidemiology and control, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, p. 213-219,
2003

Peer-reviewed journal articles

LO SEEN D., 2003. Geographical information system and remote sensing for monitoring the environment Tropical Ecology, 44 (1) : 113-119, [Publisher link]
2000

Reports

RAMESH B.R. and GUERO M.C., 2000. Assessment of vegetation types of Kalkad - Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (Tamil Nadu, India) Using GIS and Remote Sensing. Final report on the project 'Biodiversity Conservation at Kalkad - Mundanthurai Reserve' in collaboration with Wildlife Institute of India and Tamil Nadu Forest Department. Funded by World Bank Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, 65 p.,