Team publications


Mönkkönen, M. Devictor, V. Forsman, J.T. Lehikoinen, A., Elo, M. 2017. Linking species interactions with phylogenetic and functional distance in European bird assemblages at broad spatial scales Global Ecology and Biogeography 26, 952-962.

Gaüzère, P. Princé, K., Devictor, V. 2017. Where do they go? The effects of topography and habitat diversity on reducing climatic debt in birds. Global Change Biology 23, 2218-2229.

Lenton TM, Dakos V, Bathiany S, Scheffer M. 2017. Observed trends in the magnitude and persistence of monthly temperature variability. Sci. Rep. 1–10. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-06382-x

Belle S, Baudrot V, Lami A, Musazzi S, Dakos, V. 2017. Rising variance and abrupt shifts of subfossil chironomids due to eutrophication in a deep sub-alpine lake. Aquat. Ecol. 51, 1–13. doi:10.1007/s10452-017-9618-3

Dakos V, Glaser SM, Hsieh C-H, Sugihara G. 2017. Elevated nonlinearity as an indicator of shifts in the dynamics of populations under stress. J. R. Soc. Interface 14,

Deter J., Lozupone X., Inacio A., Delaruelle G., Holon F. 2017. Boat anchoring pressure on coastal seabed: quantification and bias estimation using AIS dat. Marine Pollution Bulletin 123(1-2) 175-181.

Pilosof, S., Porter M.A., Pascual M., Kéfi S. 2017. The multilayer nature of ecological networks. Nature in Ecology and Evolution. 1: 0101.

Berdugo, M., Kéfi S., Soliveres S., Maestre F.T. 2017. Plant spatial patterns identify alternative ecosystem multifunctionality states in global drylands. Nature in Ecology and Evolution. 1: 0003.

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Donohue, I., O.L. Petchey, S. Kéfi, A. Génin, A.L. Jackson, Q. Yang, N.E. O’Connor. 2017. Loss of predator species, not intermediate consumers, triggers rapid and dramatic extinction cascades. Global Change Biology. 23(8): 2962-2972.

van Belzen, J., van de Koppel J., Kirwan M.L., van der Wal D., Herman P.M.J., Dakos V., Kéfi S., Scheffer M., Guntenspergen G.R., Bouma T.J. 2017. Vegetation recovery in tidal marshes reveals critical slowing down under increased inundation. Nature Communications 8:15811

van Belzen, J., van de Koppel J., van der Wal D., Herman P.M.J, Dakos V., Kéfi S., Scheffer M., Bouma T.J. 2017. Timing recovery of ecosystems in sequential remotely sensed and simulated data. Protocol Exchange doi:10.1038/protex.2017.038

Massol, F., M. Dubart, V. Calcagno, K. Cazelles, C. Jacquet, S. Kéfi, D. Gravel. 2017. Island Biogeography of Food Webs. 2017. Advances in Ecological Research. 56: 183–262


Kéfi*, S., V. Miele*, E.A. Wieters, S.A. Navarrete, E.L. Berlow. 2016. How structured is the entangled bank? The surprisingly simple organization of multiplex ecological networks leads to increased persistence and resilience. PLOS Biology. DOI:10.1371/journal.pbio.100252

*These authors contributed equally to the study

Kéfi, S., M. Holmgren, M. Scheffer. 2016. When can positive interactions cause alternative stable states in ecosystems? Functional Ecology. 30: 88-97.

Devictor, V. 2016. When conservation challenges biodiversity offsetting. Biological Conservation. 216, 483-484.

Devictor, V. Carrière, S., Guillet, F. 2016. Protection de la nature et valeurs. In : Regards Croisés sur les Valeurs de la Biodiversité et les Services Ecosystémiques. Edition Quae.

Schneider, F.D., S. Kéfi. 2016. Spatially heterogeneous pressure raises risk of catastrophic shifts. Theoretical Ecology. 9(2): 207-217. Access the recommendation on F1000

Schneider, F. D., Brose, U., Rall, B. C., Guill, C. 2016. Animal diversity and ecosystem functioning in dynamic food webs, Nature Communications, 7:12718.

Gaüzère, P., Jiguet, F., Devictor, V. 2016. Can protected areas mitigate the impacts of climate change on bird’s species and communities? Diversity and Distribution. 22, 625-637.

Poisot, T., D.B. Stouffer, S.Kéfi. 2016. Describe, understand and predict: why do we need networks in ecology? Functional Ecology. 30: 1878-1882.

Reif, J., Hořák D., Krištín A., Koposová L., Devictor V. 2016. Linking habitat specialization with species’ traits in European birds. Oikos. 125(3): 405-413.

Gounand, I., S. Kéfi, N. Mouquet, D. Gravel. 2016. Trait selection during food web assembly: the roles of interactions and temperature. Theoretical Ecology. 9(4): 417-429.

Godet, L. Devictor, V. Burel, F. Robin, J-G. Ménanteau, L. & Fournier, J. 2016. Extreme Landscapes Decrease Taxonomic and Functional Bird Diversity but Promote the Presence of Rare Species. Acta Ornithologica. 51, 23-38.

Tayleur, C.M. Devictor, V. Gaüzère, P. Jonzén, N. Smith, H.G. & Lindström, Å. 2016. Regional variation in climate change winners and losers highlights the rapid loss of cold-dwelling species. Diversity and Distributions. 22, 468-480.

Maris, V. Devictor, V. Doussan, I., Béchet, A. 2016. Les valeurs en question. In : Regards Croisés sur les Valeurs de la Biodiversité et les Services Ecosystémiques. Edition Quae.

Maestre, F. T., D. J. Eldridge, S. Soliveres, S. Kéfi, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, M. A. Bowker, P. García-Palacios, J. Gaitán, A. Gallardo, R. Lázaro, M. Berdugo. 2016. Structure and Functioning of Dryland Ecosystems in a Changing World. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematic. 47: 215-237.

Pueyo, Y., D. Moret-Fernández, A. I. Arroyo, A. de Frutos, S. Kéfi, H. Saiz, R. Charte, M. L. Giner, and C. L. Alados. 2016. Plant nurse effects rely on combined hydrological and ecological components in a semiarid ecosystem. Ecosphere 7(10):e01514. 10.1002/ecs2.1514

Doxa A., Holon F., Deter J., Villeger S., Boissery P., Mouquet N. 2016. Mapping biodiversity in three-dimensions challenges marine conservation strategies: the example of coralligenous assemblages in North-Western Mediterranean Sea. Ecological indicators. 61(2): 1042-1054.

Jeliazkov, A., Mimet A., Chargé R., Jiguet F., Devictor V., Chiron F. 2016. Impacts of agricultural intensification on bird communities: New insights from a multi-level and multi-facet approach of biodiversity. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 216: 9-22.

Costello, M.J. Beard, K.H. Corlett, R.T. Cumming, G.S. Devictor, V. Loyola, R. Maas, B. Miller-Rushing, A.J. Pakeman, R. & Primack, R.B. 2016. Field work ethics in biological research. Biological Conservation. 203, 268-271.

Brose, U., Blanchard, J. L., Eklöf, A., Galiana, N., Hartvig, M., R. Hirt, M., Kalinkat, G., Nordström, M. C., O’Gorman, E. J., Rall, B. C., Schneider, F. D., Thébault, E. and Jacob, U. 2016. Predicting the consequences of species loss using size-structured biodiversity approaches, Biological Reviews. Early view.

Tribot A.S., Mouquet N., Villéger S., Raymond M., Hoff F., Boissery P., Holon F., Deter J. 2016. Taxonomic and functional diversity increase the aesthetic value of coralligenous reefs. Scientific Reports 6, 2016 Article number: 34229. doi:10.1038/srep34229

Doxa A., Holon F., Deter J., Villeger S., Boissery P., Mouquet N. 2016. Mapping biodiversity in three-dimensions challenges marine conservation strategies: the example of coralligenous assemblages in North-Western Mediterranean Sea. Ecological indicators. 61(2): 1042-1054.


Devictor, V. 2015. Nature en Crise. Coll. Anthropocène. Seuil.

Kéfi, S., E.L. Berlow, E.A. Wieters, L.N. Joppa, S.A. Wood, U. Brose, S.A. Navarrete. 2015. Network structure beyond food webs: mapping non-trophic and trophic interactions on Chilean rocky shores. Ecology. 96(1):291–303.

Gaüzère P., Jiguet F., Devictor V. 2015. Rapid adjustment of bird community compositions to local climatic variations and its functional consequences. Global Change Biology. 21,9 : 3367–3378. | pdf

Devictor, V. 2015. When conservation challenges biodiversity offsetting. Biological Conservation. 192, 483-484.

Poisot, T., S. Kéfi, S. Morand, M. Stanko, P. Marquet, M.E. Hochberg. 2015. A continuum of specialists and generalists in empirical communities. PLOS One. 10(5): e0114674.

Petchey, O.L., M. Pontarp, T.M. Massie, S. Kéfi, A. Ozgul, M. Weilenmann, G.M. Palamara, F. Altermatt, B. Matthews, J.M. Levine, D.Z. Childs, B.J. McGill, M.E. Schaepman, B. Schmid, P. Spaak, A.P. Beckerman, F. Pennekamp, I.S. Pearse. 2015. The ecological forecast horizon, and examples of its uses and determinants. Ecology Letters. 18(7): 587-611.

Xu, C., E.H. Van Nes, M. Holmgren, S. Kéfi, and M. Scheffer. 2015. Local facilitation may cause tipping points on a landscape level preceded by early warning indicators. American Naturalist. 186(4): E81-E90.

Xu, C., M. Holmgren, E.H. Van Nes, F.T. Maestre, S. Soliveres, M. Berdugo, S. Kéfi, P.A. Marquet, S. Abades, M. Scheffer. 2015. Can we infer plant facilitation from remote sensing? A test across global drylands.Can we infer plant facilitation from remote sensing? A test across global drylands. Ecological Applications. 25(6): 1456-1462.

Poisot, T., B. Baiser, J.A. Dunne, S. Kéfi, F. Massol, N. Mouquet, T.N. Romanuk, D.B. Stouffer, S.A. Wood, D. Gravel. 2015. mangal – making complex ecological network analysis simpler. Ecography. Early online. Website.

Mouquet, N., Y. Lagadeuc, V. Devictor, L. Doyen, A. Duputié, D. Eveillard, D. Faure, E. Garnier, O. Gimenez, P. Huneman, F. Jabot, P. Jarne, D. Joly, R. Julliard, S. Kéfi, G.J. Kergoat, S. Lavorel, L. Le Gall, L. Meslin, S. Morand, X. Morin, H. Morlon, G. Pinay, R. Pradel, F.M. Schurr, W. Thuilller, M. Loreau. 2015. Predictive ecology in a changing world. Journal of Applied Ecology. 52(5): 1293-1310.

C.M. Tayleur, V. DevictorP. Gaüzère, N. Jonzén, H.G. Smith, A. Lindström. 2015. Regional variation in climate change winners and losers highlights the rapid loss of cold-dwelling species. Diversity and Distribution | pdf

Charbonnier Y., Gaüzère P., Van Halder I., Nezan J., Barnagaud JY, Jactel H., Barbaro L.. 2015. Deciduous trees increase bat diversity at stand and landscape scales in mosaic pine plantation. Landscape Ecology | pdf

Godet L., Gaüzère P., Jiguet F., Devictor V. 2015. Dissociating several forms of commonness in birds sheds new light on biotic homogenization. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 24: 416–426 | pdf

Holon F., Mouquet N., Boissery P., Bouchoucha M., Delaruelle G., Tribot A.-S., Deter J. 2015. Fine-scale cartography of human impacts along French coasts: a relevant map for the management of marine ecosystems. Plos One. 10(8): e0135473.

Holon F., Boissery P., Guilbert A., Freschet E., Deter J. 2015. The impact of 85 years of coastal development on shallow seagrass beds (Posidonia oceanica L. (Delile)) in South Eastern France: a slow but steady loss whithout recovery. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science. 165: 204-212.

Campagne C.-S., Salles J.-M., Boissery P., Deter J. 2015. The seagrass Posidonia oceanica : ecosystem services identification and economic evaluation of goods and benefits. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 97(1-2): 391-400.

Coreau A., Conversy P., Bechet A., Billé R., Boisvert V., Bretagnolle V., Delay B., Deter J., Doré A., Doussan I., Dupouey M.-A., Gauthier O., Gosselin F., Halpern C., Jolivet S., Lecomte J., Lefeuvre C., Marty P., Mermet L., Michel C., Poinsot C., Séon-Massin N., Tatoni T., Thevenin E, Touroult J. 2015. Quelles questions émergentes pour les politiques publiques de biodiversité en France métropolitaine ? Résultats et perspectives. Nature, Sciences et Sociétés. 3 : 1-9.

Chalmandrier, L. Münkemüller, T. Devictor, V. Lavergne, S. & Thuiller, W. 2015. Decomposing changes in phylogenetic and functional biodiversity across space and time. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 6, 109-118. [PDF]


Morlon, H., S. Kéfi, N.D. Martinez. 2014. Effects of trophic similarity on community composition. Ecology Letters 17(2): 1495-1506.

Kéfi, S., V. Guttal, W.A. Brock, S.R. Carpenter, A.M. Ellison, V. Livina, D.A. Seekell, M. Scheffer, E.H. van Nes, V. Dakos. 2014. Early Warning signals of ecological transitions: Methods for spatial patterns. PLoS ONE  9(3): 2097.

Poisot, T., B. Baiser, J.A. Dunne, S. Kéfi, F. Massol, N. Mouquet, T.N. Romanuk, D.B. Stouffer, S.A. Wood & D. Gravel. 2014. mangal – making complex ecological network analysis simpler. bioRxiV. online, website.

Vimal, R. & Devictor, V. 2014. Building relevant ecological indicators with basic data: Species and community specialization indices derived from atlas data. Ecological Indicators. 50, 1-7. [PDF]

Devictor, V. 2014. La protection de la nature: une double tension éthique et scientifique. Journal international de Bioéthique. 25, 29-43. [PDF]

Monnet, A-C. Jiguet, F. Meynard, C.N. Mouillot, D. Mouquet, N. Thuiller, N. & Devictor, V. 2014. Asynchrony of taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity in birds. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 23(7): 780-788. [PDF]

Mazel, F. Guilhaumon, F. Mouquet, N. Devictor, V. Gravel, D. Renaud, J. Cianciaruso, M.V. Loyola, R. Diniz-Filho, J.A.F. Mouillot, D. & Thuiller, W. 2014. Multifaceted diversity–area relationships reveal global hotspots of mammalian species, trait and lineage diversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 23(8): 836-847. [PDF]

Kolecek, J. Schleuning, M. Burfield, I.J., Báldi, A. Böhning-Gaese, K. Devictor, V. Fernández-García, J.M. Horák, D. Van Turnhout, C.A.M. Hnatyna, O. Reif, J. (2014) Birds protected by national legislation show improved population trends in Eastern Europe. Biological Conservation 172, 109-116. [PDF]

Calba, S. Maris, V. & Devictor, V. (2014) Measuring and explaining large-scale distribution of functional and phylogenetic diversity in birds: separating ecological drivers from methodological choices. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 23(6): 669-678. [PDF]

Zupan, L. Cabeza, M. Maiorano, L. Roquet, C. Devictor, V. Lavergne, S. Mouillot, D. Mouquet, N. Renaud, J. & Thuiller, W. (2014) Spatial mismatch of phylogenetic diversity across three vertebrate groups and protected areas in Europe. Diversity and Distributions. 20(6): 674:685. [PDF]