François MUNOZ
Head of the Department

Select Publications

Book chapters

SCHATZ B., VOGT-SCHILB H., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2016. Using the past to predict the future: the case of French Mediterranean orchids, The Mediterranean Region under Climate Change - A scientific update, IRD Éditions/AllEnvi, Marseille, France, p. 377-386, ISBN: 978-2-7099-2219-7. [Publisher link]
MASSOL F., JABOT F., MANEL S. and MUNOZ F., 2015. Étude des réseaux en écologie, In: Sueur J. (ed), Analyse des réseaux sociaux appliquée à l’éthologie et l’écologie, Collection Modélisations, simulations, systèmes complexes, Editions Matériologiques, Paris, p. 49-98, ISBN: 978-2-919694-98-3.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

VIOLLE C., [et al.], MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2017. Functional rarity: the ecology of outliers, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, p. 1-12, DOI : [Publisher link]
PERRONNE R., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2017. How to design trait-based analyses of community assembly mechanisms: insights and guidelines from a literature review, Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 25 : 29-44, [Publisher link]
BOUCHET D.C., CHEPTOU P.-O. and MUNOZ F., 2017. Mowing influences community-level variation in resource use strategies and flowering phenology along an ecological succession on Mediterranean road slopes, Applied Vegetation Science, doi : 10.1111/avsc.12311. [Publisher link]
BORGY B., [et al.], MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2017. Sensitivity of community-level trait-environment relationships to data representativeness: a test for functional biogeography (In press), Global Ecology and Biogeography, 1-11, DOI : 10.1111/geb.12573. [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F., VIOLLE C. and CHEPTOU P.-O., 2016. CSR ecological strategies and plant mating systems: outcrossing increases with competitiveness but stress-tolerance is related to mixed mating, Oikos, 125 (9) : 1296–1303, doi: 10.1111/oik.02328. [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F. and HUNEMAN P., 2016. From the Neutral Theory to a Comprehensive and Multiscale Theory of Ecological Equivalence, The Quarterly Review of Biology, 91 (3) : 321-342, DOI : 10.1086/688098. [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]
COURTY P.-E., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2016. Into the functional ecology of ectomycorrhizal communities: environmental filtering of enzymatic activities, Journal of Ecology, DOI : 10.1111/1365-2745.12633. [Publisher link]
TAUDIERE A., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2015. Beyond ectomycorrhizal bipartite networks: projected networks demonstrate contrasted patterns between early- and late-successional plants in Corsica, Frontiers in Plant Science, 6 : 881, DOI : 10.3389/fpls.2015.00881. [Publisher link]
HUTH G., HAEGEMAN B., PITARD E. and MUNOZ F., 2015. Long-Distance Rescue and Slow Extinction Dynamics Govern Multiscale Metapopulations, The American Naturalist, 186 (4) : 460-469, DOI: 10.1086/682947. [Publisher link]
BOSE R., MUNOZ F., RAMESH B.R. and PÉLISSIER R., 2015. Past potential habitats shed light on the biogeography of endemic tree species of the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot, South India, Journal of Biogeography, 43 (5) : 899–910, DOI : 10.1111/jbi.12682. [Publisher link]
VOGT-SCHILB H., MUNOZ F., RICHARD F. and SCHATZ B., 2015. Recent declines and range changes of orchids in Western Europe (France, Belgium and Luxembourg), Biological Conservation, 190 : 133-141, DOI : 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.05.002. [Publisher link]
VIOLLE C., CHOLER P., BOGRY B., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2015. Vegetation ecology meets ecosystem science: Permanent grasslands as a functional biogeography case study, Science of The Total Environment, 534 : 43-51, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.03.141. [Publisher link]
CARBONI M., [et al.], MUNOZ F., DIVGRASS CONSORTIUM and THUILLER W., 2015. What it takes to invade grassland ecosystems: traits, introduction history and filtering processes, Ecology Letters, 19 (3) : 219-229, DOI : 10.1111/ele.12556. [Publisher link]
BEERAVOLU REDDY C., COUTERON P., PÉLISSIER R. and MUNOZ F., 2009. Studying ecological communities from a neutral standpoint: a review of models’ structure and parameter estimation, Ecological Modelling, 220 (20) : 2603-2610. [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F., COUTERON P. and RAMESH B.R., 2008. Beta diversity in spatially implicit neutral models : a new way to assess species migration, The American Naturalist, 172 (1) : 116-127. [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F., COUTERON P., RAMESH B.R. and ETIENNE R.S., 2007. Estimating parameters of neutral communities: from one single large to several small samples, Ecology, 88 (10) : 2482-2488. [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F., CHEPTOU PO and KJELLBERG F., 2007. Spectral analysis of simulated species distribution maps provides insights into metapopulation dynamics, Ecological Modelling, 205 : 314-322. [Publisher link]

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

MUNOZ F., 2015. Biodiversity dynamics from community assembly to biogeographical processes: theoretical and empirical approaches. [Habilitation à diriger des recherches], University of Montpellier, 57p..


PÉLISSIER R., COUTERON P., MUNOZ F., BEERAVOLU REDDY C., AYYAPPAN N., MADELAINE-ANTIN C., BELNA K., RAMALINGAM S., RAMESH B.R. and VENUGOPAL P.D., 2008. Organisation spatiale de la diversité des arbres des forêts tropicales aux échelles régionales : enjeux méthodologiques et application dans les Ghâts occidentaux de l’Inde (OSDA). Rapport de projet, Institut Français de Pondichéry/ MEDD, Paris, 111 p.