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  • Bertrand R., Gégout JC., Bontemps JD., Niches of temperate tree species converge towards nutrient-richer conditions over ontogeny. Oikos.
  • Lebourgeois F., Mérian P., COURDIER F., LADIER J., DREYFUS P., 2011. Instability of climate in tree-ring width in Mediterranean mountains: a multi-species analysis. Trees, 26, 3, 715-729.
  • Uroz, S., Turpault, M.P., Delaruelle, C., Mareschal, L., Pierrat, J-C., Frey-Klett, P. (2012) Minerals affect the specific diversity of forest soil bacterial communities. Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol 12. Issue 1, p. 88-98
  • Bertrand R, Lenoir J, Piedallu C, Riofrío-Dillon G, Ruffray (de) P, Vidal C, Pierrat J-C, Gégout JC. Changes in plant community composition lag behind climate warming in lowland forests. Nature.
  • Bontemps JD, Esper J. Statistical modelling and RCS detrending methods provide similar estimates of long-term trend in radial growth of common beech in north-eastern France. Dendrochronologia, 29: 99-107.
  • Bontemps JD, Hervé JC, Leban JM, Dhote JF. Nitrogen footprint in a long-term observation of forest growth over the twentieth century. Trees-Structure and Function, 25: 237-251.
  • Engler R, Randin CF, Thuiller W, Dullinger S, Zimmermann NE, Araujo MB, Pearman PB, Lay Gl, Piedallu C, Albert CH, Choler P, Coldea G, Lamo Xd, Dirnbock T, Gégout JC, al. 21st Century climate change threatens mountain flora unequally across Europe. Global Change Biology, 17: 2330-2341.
  • Ferry B, Bontemps J-D, Blanc L, Baraloto C. Is climate a stronger driver of tree growth than disturbance? A comment on Toledo et al. Journal of Ecology.
  • Gégout JC Coudun C. The right relevé in the right vegetation unit: a new typicity index to reproduce expert judgement with an automatic classification programme. Journal of Vegetation Science.
  • Mérian P., Lebourgeois F., 2011. Consequences of decreasing number of cored trees per plot on chronology statistics and climate-growth relationships: a multi-species analysis in a temperate climate. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 41, 2413-2422.
  • Mérian P, Bontemps J-D, Bergès L, Lebourgeois F. Spatial variation and temporal instability in climate-growth relationships of sessile oak (Quercus petraea [Matt.] Liebl.) under temperate conditions. Plant Ecology, doi: 10.1007/s11258-011-9959-2.
  • Mérian P, Lebourgeois F. Size-mediated climate-growth relationships in temperate forests: A multi-species analysis. Forest Ecology and Management, 261: 1382-1391.
  • Piedallu C, Gegout JC, Bruand A, Seynave I. Mapping soil water holding capacity over large areas to predict potential production of forest stands. Geoderma, 160: 355-366
  • Ponge JF, Jabiol B, Gegout JC. Geology and climate conditions affect more humus forms than forest canopies at large scale in temperate forests. Geoderma, 162: 187-195.
  • Seidl R, Fernandes PM, Fonseca TF, Gillet F, Jonsson AM, Merganicova K, Netherer S, Arpaci A, Bontemps JD, Bugmann H, Gonzalez-Olabarria JR, Lasch P, Meredieu C, Moreira F, Schelhaas MJ, Mohren F. Modelling natural disturbances in forest ecosystems: a review. Ecological Modelling, 222: 903-924.
  • Trap J, Bureau F, Brethes A, Jabiol B, Ponge J-F, Chauvat M, Decaëns T, Aubert M. Does moder development along a pure beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) chronosequence result from changes in litter production or in decomposition rates?. Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry, 43: 1490-1497.
  • Van Couwenberghe R, Collet C, Lacombe E, Gégout JC. Abundance response of western European forest species along canopy openness and soil pH gradients. Forest Ecology and Management.
  • Zanella A, Jabiol B, Ponge J-F, Sartori G, De Waal R, Van Delft B, Graefe U, Cools N, Katzensteiner K, Hager H, Englisch M. A European morpho-functional classification of humus forms. Geoderma, 164: 138-145.
  • Franceschini T, Lundqvist S-O, Bontemps J-D, Grahn T, Olsson L, Evans R, Leban J-M. Empirical models for radial and tangential fibre width in tree rings of Norway spruce in northwestern Europe. Holzforschung.
  • Rathgeber CBK, Rossi S, Bontemps JD. Cambial activity related to tree size in a mature silver fir plantation. Annals of Botany. Volume: 108 Issue: 3 Pages: 429-438.
  • Trap J, Bureau F, Brethes A, Jabiol B, Ponge J-F, Chauvat M, Decaëns T, Aubert M. Does moder development along a pure beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) chronosequence result from changes in litter production or in decomposition rates?. Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry, 43: 1490-1497.
  • Lemperiere G, Marage D. The influence of forest management and habitat on insect communities associated with dead wood: a case study in forests of the southern French Alps. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 3: 236-245.

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  • Franceschini T, Bontemps J-D, Gelhaye P, Rittié D, Hervé J-C, Gégout J-C, Leban J-M. (in press). Decreasing trend and fluctuations in the mean ring density of Norway spruce through the twentieth century. Annals of Forest Science (in press).
  • Lebourgeois F., Rathgeber C., Ulrich E. 2010. Sensitivity of French temperate coniferous forests to climate variability and extreme events (Abies alba, Picea abies and Pinus sylvestris). Journal of Vegetation Science, 21(2), 364-376.
  • Lebourgeois F., Pierrat JC., Perez V., Piedallu C., CECCHINI S., ULRICH E. 2010. Simulating phenological shifts in French temperate forests under two climatic change scenarios and four driving GCMs. International Journal of Biometeorology, 54, 5, 563-581
  • Charru M., Seynave I., Morneau F., Bontemps J.-D. (2010). Recent changes in forest productivity: An analysis of national forest inventory data for common beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) in north-eastern France. Forest Ecology and Management. 260, 864-874.
  • Nouvellon Y., Laclau J.-P., Epron D., Kinana A., Mabiala A., Roupsard O., Bonnefond J.-M., Le Maire G., Marsden C., Bontemps J.-D., Saint-André L. (2010). Within-stand and seasonal variations of specific leaf area in a clonal Eucalyptus plantation in the Republic of Congo. Forest Ecology and Management, 259, 1796-1807.
  • Bontemps J.-D., Hervé J.-C., Dhôte J.-F. (2010). Dominant radial and height growth reveal comparable historical variations for common beech in north-eastern France. Forest Ecology and Management, 259, 1455-1463.
  • Ferry B., Morneau F., Bontemps J.-D., Blanc L., Freycon V. (2010). Higher treefall rates on slopes and waterlogged soils result in lower stand biomass and productivity in a tropical rain forest. Journal of Ecology, 98(1), 106-116.
  • Plue, J., Verheyen, K., Van Calster, H., Marage, D., Thompson, K., Kalamees, R., Jankowska-Blaszczuk, M., Bossuyt, B. & Hermy, M. (2010) Seed banks of temperate deciduous forest during secondary succession. Journal of Vegetation Science, 21, 965–978.
  • Lempérière, G. & Marage, D. (2010) The influence of forest management and habitat on insect communities associated with dead wood: a case study in forests of the southern French Alps. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 3, 236 - 245.
  • Chabi Fabrice Elegbede, Jean-Claude Pierrat, Jaime Aguayo, Claude Husson, Fabien Halkett and Benoît Marçais. 2010. A statistical model to detect asymptomatic infectious individual with an application in the Phytophthora alni induced alder decline. Phytopathology. Phytopathology, 100, 1262-1269.
  • Van Couwenberghe, R., Collet, C., Lacombe, E., Pierrat, J.C., Gégout, J.C., 2010. Gap partitioning among temperate tree species across a regional soil gradient in windstormdisturbed forests. Forest Ecology and Management 260, 146-154.

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  • Marage, D. (2009) Promoting Ecological Engineering for Restoration of Biodiversity in Temperate Forests. Ecological Engineering: from concept to application (ed. by S. Barot & G. Lacroix & L. Abbadie). Procedia Environmental Sciences, Elsevier, Paris.
  • Vallet P., Meredieu C., Seynave I., Bélouard T., Dhôte J.-F. 2009. Species substitution for carbon storage : Sessile oak versus Corsican pine in France as a case study. Forest Ecology and Management, 257, 1314-1323.
  • Marage, D. & Gégout, J.-C. (2009) Importance of soil nutrients in the distribution of forest communities on a large geographical scale. Global Ecology & Biogeography, 18, 88-97.
  • Lenoir J., Gégout J.-C., Pierrat J.-C., Bontemps J.-D., Dhôte J.-F. (2009). Differences between tree species seedling and adult altitudinal distribution in mountain forests during the recent warm period (1986-2006). Ecography, 32(5), 765-777.
  • Bontemps J.-D., Hervé J.-C., Dhôte J.-F. (2009). Long-term changes in forest productivity: a consistent assessment in even-aged stands. Forest Science, 55(6), 549-564.


  • Courty P.E., Franc A, Pierrat J.C., Garbaye J., 2008. Temporal changes in the ectomycorrhizal community in two soil horizons of a temperate oak forest. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol 74 :5792-5801
  • Lenoir J., Gégout J.C., Marquet P.A., de Ruffray P., Brisse H., 2008. A Significant Upward Shift in Plant Species Optimum Elevation During the 20th Century. Science, vol 320, 1768-1771.
  • Schimann H., Ponton S., Hättenschwiler S., Ferry B., Lensi R., Domenach A.M., Roggy J.C. 2008. Differing nitrogen use strategies of two tropical rainforest tree species in French Guiana : evidence from 15N natural abundance and microbial activities. Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry, 40: 487-494.
  • Marage D., Garraud L., Rameau J.C., 2008. The influence of management history on spatial prediction of an endangered plant. Applied Vegetation Science, 11, 137-146.
  • Marage D., Gégout J.-C., 2008. Importance of soil nutrients in the distribution of forest communities on a large geographical scale. Global Ecology & Biogeography, vol 18 : 88-97.
  • Piedallu, C., Gégout J.-C., (2008). Efficient assessment of topographic solar radiation to improve plant distribution models. Agricultural and forest meteorology, vol 148 : 1696-1706.
  • Pinto, P.E., Gégout J.-C., Herve, J.C. and Dhote, J.F., 2008. Respective importance of ecological conditions and stand composition on Abies alba Mill. dominant height growth. Forest Ecology and Management, 255(3-4): 619-629.
  • Seynave, I., Gégout, J.-C., Hervé, J.-C. Dhôte, J.-F. Is the spatial distribution of European beech (Fagus sylvativa L.) limited by its potential height growth? Journal of Biogeoggraphy, vol 35 : 1851-1862.

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  • Baraloto C., Morneau F., Bonal L., Blanc L., Ferry B., 2007. Seasonal water stress tolerance and habitat associations within four neotropical tree genera. Ecology, 88(2) : 478–489.
  • Coudun C., Gégout J.C., 2007. Quantitative prediction of the distribution and abundance of Vaccinium myrtillus with climatic and edaphic factors in French forests. Journal of Vegetation Science, vol18, 8p
  • Deveau A., Palin B., Delaruelle C., Peter M., Kohler A., Pierrat J.C., Sarniguet A., Garbaye J., Martin F., Frey-Klett P.,2007. The mycorrhiza helper Pseudomonas fluorescens BBc6R8 has a specific priming effect on the growth, morphology and gene expression of the ectomycorrhizal fungus Laccaria bicolor S238N. New Phytologist,175(4)
  • Lebourgeois F., 2007. Climatic signal in annual growth variation of Silver Fir (Abies alba Mill.) and Spruce (Picea abies Karst) from the French Permanent Plot Network (RENECOFOR). Ann. For. Sci., 64(3) : 333–343
  • Marage D., Brun J.J., 2007. Relationships between community biomass and species diversity during secondary succession in a Mediterranean mountain. Acta Botanica Gallica, 154(2) : 275-292.
  • Morin X., Améglio T., Ahas R., Besson C., Lanta V., Lebourgeois F., Miglietta F., Chuine I., 2007. Variation of cold hardiness and carbohydrate content from dormancy induction to budburst among provenances of three European oaks. Tree Physiol., 27 : 817-825
  • Piedallu C., Gégout J.-C. (2007). Multiscale computation of solar radiation for predictive vegetation modelling, Annals of Forest Science, 64, p. 899-909
  • Pinto P.E., Gégout J.-C., Hervé J.C., Dhôte J.F., 2007. Changes in environmental controls on the growth of Abies alba Mill. in the Vosges Mountains, northeastern France, during the 20th century. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 16(4) : 472-484.
  • Uroz S., Calvaruso C., Turpault M.P., Pierrat J.C., Mustin C., Frey-Klett P., 2007. Mycorrhizosphere effect on the metabolic and genotypic diversity of the soil bacterial communities involved in mineral weathering in a forest soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73(9) : 3019-3027.


  • Bergès L., Gégout J.C., Franc A., 2006. Can understory vegetation accurately predict site index ? A comparative study using floristic and abiotic indices in sessile oak (Quercus petraea Liebl.) stands in northern France. Ann. For. Sci., 63 : 31-42.
  • Coudun C., Gégout J.C., 2006. The derivation of species response curves with Gaussian logistic regression is sensitive to sampling intensity and curve characteristics. Ecological Modelling, 199 : 164-175.
  • Coudun C., Gégout J.C., Piedallu C., Rameau J.C., 2006. Soil nutritional factors improve plant species distribution models: an illustration with Acer campestre L. in France. Journal of Biogeography, 33 : 1750-1763.
  • Marage D., 2006. Déterminisme, dynamique et modélisation spatiale de la diversité floristique dans un contexte de déprise pastorale. Application à la gestion durable des espaces montagnards sous influence méditérranéenne. Acta Bot. Gallica, 153 : 257-264.
  • Marage D., Rameau J.C., Garraud L., 2006. Banque de graines du sol et succession végétale dans les Alpes du Sud : effets des facteurs historiques et écologiques. Canadian Journal of Botany, 84(1) : 99-111.
  • Nedeltcheva T., Piedallu C., Gégout J.C., Boudot J.P., Angéli N., Dambrine E., 2006. Environmental factors influencing streamwater composition on sandstone (Vosges mountains). Ann. For. Sci., 63(4) : 369-376.
  • Nedeltcheva T., Stussi J.M., Piedallu C., Gégout J.C., Boudot J.P., Angéli N., Dambrine E., 2006. Influence of granite mineralogy, rainfall, vegetation and relief on stream water chemistry (Vosges Mountains, north-eastern France). Chemical Geol., 31 : 1-15.


  • Bruciamacchie M., Pierrat J.C., Tomasini J., 2005. Modèles explicatif et marginal de la stratégie de martelage d'une parcelle irrégulière. Ann. For. Sci., 62 : 727-736.
  • Coudun C., Gégout J.C., 2005. Ecological behaviour of herbaceous forest species along a pH gradient: a comparison between oceanic and semicontinental regions in northern France. Global Ecology & Biogeography, 14(3) : 263-270.
  • Gégout J.C., Coudun C., Bailly G., Jabiol B., 2005. EcoPlant : a forest site database linking floristic data with soil and climate variables. J. of Veg. Sc.,16(2) : 257-260.
  • Lebourgeois F., Bréda N., Ulrich E., Granier A, 2005. Climate-tree-growth relationships of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) in the French Permanent Plot Network (RENECOFOR). Trees, 19 : 385-401.
  • Marage D., Garraud L., Rameau J.C., 2005. Une démarche pour la hiérarchisation des enjeux en matière de conservation et de gestion des habitats : exemple de l'évaluation patrimoniale de la végétation du bassin versant du Petit-Buëch (Hautes-Alpes). Revue d'écologie (La Terre et la Vie) 60(3) : 193-209.
  • Marage D., Lemperiere G., 2005. The management of snags : a comparison in managed and unmanaged ancient forests of the Southern French Alps. Ann. For. Sci., 62 : 135-142.
  • Piedallu C., Gégout J.C., 2005. Effects of forest environment and survey protocol on GPS accuracy. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 71(9) : 1071-1078.
  • Pinto P.E., Gégout J.C., 2005. Assessing the nutritional and climatic response of temperate tree species in the Vosges Mountains. Ann. For. Sci., 62 : 761-770.
  • Seynave I., Gégout J.C., Hervé J.C., Dhôte J.F., Drapier J., Bruno E., Dumé G., 2005. Picea abies site index prediction by environmental factors and understorey vegetation: a two-scale approach based on survey databases. Can. J. For. Res., 35(7) : 1669–1678.

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  • Frey-Klett P., Chavatte M., Clausse M.L., Courrier S., Le Roux C., Raaijmakers J., Martinotti M.G., Pierrat J.C., Garbaye J., 2004. Ectomycorrhizal symbiosis affects functional diversity of rhizosphere fluorescent pseudomonas. New Phytologist, 165 : 317-328
  • Heinonsalo J., Frey-Klett P., Pierrat J.C., Churin J.L., Vairelles D., Garbaye J., 2004. Fate, tree growth effect and potential impact on soil microbial communities of mycorrhizal and bacterial inoculation in a forest plantation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 36 : 211-216.
  • Lebourgeois F., Cousseau G. & Ducos Y., 2004. Climate-tree-growth relationships of Quercus petraea Mill. stand in the Forest of Bercé ("Futaie des Clos", Sarthe, France). Ann. For. Sci., 61 : 361-372
  • Pierrat J.C., 2004. Structuration d’un peuplement hétérogène au moyen d’éclaircies locales. Ann. For. Sci., 61 : 179-190
  • Pozwa A., Ferry B., Dambrine E., Pollier B., Wickman T., Loubet M., Bishop K., 2004. Variations of bioavailable Sr concentration and 87Sr/86Sr ratio in boreal forest ecosystems. Role of biocycling, mineral weathering and depth of root uptake. Biogeochemistry, 67 : 1-20.


  • Gégout J.C., Hervé J.C., Houllier F., Pierrat J.C., 2003. Prediction of forest soil nutrients with vegetation in the Vosges mountains. Journ. Veg. Sc., 14(1) : 55-62.
  • Gégout J.C., Krizova E., 2003. Comparison of indicator values of understory plant species in Western Carpathians and Vosges Mountains. Forest Ecology and Management, 182(1-3) : 1-11.
  • Poszwa A., Wickman T., Dambrine E., Ferry B., Dupouey J.L., Helle G., Schleser G., Bréda, N., 2003. A retrospective isotopic study of spruce decline in the Vosges mountains (France). Water Air Soil Pollut., 3 : 201-222.


  • Poszwa A., Dambrine E., Ferry B., Pollier B., Loubet M., 2002. Do deep tree roots provide nutrients in tropical rainforest. Biogeochemistry, 60 : 97-118.
  • Thomas A.L., Gégout J.C., Landmann G., Dambrine E., King D., 2002. Relation between ecological conditions and fir decline in a sandstone region of the Vosges mountains (north-eastern France). Ann. For. Sci., 59(3) : 265-273.


  • Brulé C., Frey-Klett P., Pierrat J.C., Gérard F., Lemoine M.C., Rousselet J.L., Sommer J. et Garbaye J. 2001 Survival in the soil of the ectomycorrhizal fungus Laccaria bicolor and effect of a mycorrhiza helper Pseudomonas fluorescens. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 33 : 1683-1694
  • Lebourgeois F., Granier A., Bréda N., 2001. Une analyse des changements climatiques régionaux en France entre 1956 et 1997. Réflexions en terme de conséquences pour les écosystèmes. Ann. For. Sci., 58 : 733-754
  • Saïd S., Gamisans J., Bédecarrats, Delcros P., Rameau J.C., 2001. Succession secondaire végétale dans la région de Zicavo en Corse (île méditerranéenne) : effet du climat. Ann. For. Sci., 58 : 615-624.


  • Bonal D., Atger C., Barigah T.S., Fehri A., Guehl J.M., Ferry B. 2000. Water acquisition of two wet tropical canopy species of French Guiana as inferred fom H218O extraction profiles. Ann. For. Sci., 57(7) : 717-724.
  • Lavergne C., Rameau J.C., Figier J., 2000. The invasive woody weed Ligustrum robustum subsp. walkeri threatens native forests on La Reunion. Biological Invasions, 1(4) : 377-392.
  • Lebourgeois F., Becker M., Chevalier R., Dupouey J.L., Gilbert J.M., 2000. Height and radial growth trends of Corsican pine in western France. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 30 : 712-724.
  • Lebourgeois. F., 2000. Climatic signals in earlywood, latewood an total ring width of Corsican pine from western France. Ann. For. Sci., 57(2) : 155-164
  • Pierrat J.C., 2000. Modélisation de la structure locale et simulation d’éclaircie d’un peuplement mélangé. Ann. For. Sci. 57 : 701-716.
  • Saïd S., Gégout J.C., 2000. The age of the oldest woody specimen for studying post-pasture successions in Corsica (Mediterranean Island). Acta Oecologica, 21(3) : 193-201.


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