Raphaël Pélissier

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Tropical Forest Ecologist

UMR AMAP
TA A51/PS2
34398 Montpellier cedex 05
France

+33 (0)4 67 61 65 79

Raphael.Pelissier@ird.fr


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Main research topics

• Plant community ecology of the wet tropical forests
• Species-environment relationships, diversity
• Spatial structures, forest dynamics, biomass assessment
• Dendrometric structure, forest architecture, high-resolution remote sensing
• Sampling methods, multivariate analyses, diversity partitioning methods

Summary CV

Deputy Director, AMAP Lab, Montpellier (2015-)
• Associate Researcher to Ecology Dept, French Institute of Pondicherry, India (2010-)
• Team Leader at AMAP Lab, Montpellier (2011-2014)
IRD Director of Research (2011)
• Habilitation to Supervise Theses (HDR) in Biological Sciences, University of Montpellier 2 (2010)
• Head of Ecology Dept, French Institute of Pondicherry, India (2007-2010)
• Reseracher at AMAP Lab, Montpellier (2002-2007)
• Researcher at ERMES Lab, Orléans (1999-2001)
• IRD Research Associate (1999)
• Research and Teaching Assistant, Biometry and Evolutionary Biology Lab, University of Lyon 1 (1995-1998)
• Ph.D. in Analysis and Modeling of Biological Systems, University of Lyon 1 (1995)
• Doctoral Research Fellow, Ecology Dept, French Institute of Pondicherry, India (1992-1994)
• M.Sc. in Tropical Forest Ecology, University of Paris 6 (1991)
• Master Research Fellow, IRD center of Cayenne, French Guiana (1990-1991)