Eric Marcon

Tél. : (+594) 5 94 32 93 00

Fax : (+594) 5 94 32 43 02

email : Eric.Marcon at EcoFoG.gf

Research

Measurement of biodiversity, Spatial statistics (point processes) in forest ecology.

Position

Head of UMR EcoFoG.

Head of AgroParisTech Kourou center.

Education

2010 PhD in Ecology

AgroParisTech, Abies doctoral school, UMR Ecologie des Forêts de Guyane.

Spatial statistics with applications in ecology and economics
1997-1999 Ingénieur du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts

Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts
1998-199 Master in international economy and development economy

Université Paris I Sorbonne
1987-1989 Ingénieur (master on technology) in Forestry

Ecole Nationale des Ingénieurs des Travaux des Eaux et des Forêts

Publications

Ecology

  1. Mirabel, A., Hérault, B., Marcon, E. (2020). Diverging taxonomic and functional trajectories following disturbance in a Neotropical forest. Science of The Total Environment, 720:137397.
  2. Kattge, J. et al. (2020) TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology 26(1), 119-188
  3. Steidinger, B. S. et al. (2019) Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest tree symbioses. Nature 569: 404-408.
  4. Buckland, S. T., Yuan, Y.,, Marcon, E. (2017). Measuring temporal trends in biodiversity. AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis,101(4):461-474.
  5. Lasinio, G. J., Pollice, A., Marcon, E., Fanno, E. A.(i2017) Assessing the role of the spatial scale in the analysis of lagoon biodiversity. A case-study on the macrobenthic fauna of the Po River Delta. Ecological Indicators 80:303-315
  6. Grabchak, M., Marcon, E., Lang, G., Zhang, Z. (2017). The Generalized Simpson’s Entropy is a Measure of Biodiversity, Plos One, 12(3), e0173305.
  7. Pavoine, S., Marcon, E.,, Ricotta, C. (2016). “Equivalent numbers” for species, phylogenetic or functional diversity in a nested hierarchy of multiple scales. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7(10), 1152–1163.
  8. Marcon, E., Hérault, B. (2015) entropart, an R Package to Partition Diversity. Journal of Statistical Software 67(8): 1–26.
  9. Richard-Hansen, C, Jaouen, G, Denis, T, Brunaux, O, Marcon, E, Guitet, S. (2015) Landscape patterns influence communities of medium- to large-bodied vertebrate in undisturbed terra firme forests of French Guiana.. Journal of Tropical Ecology 31(5): 423-436.
  10. Marcon, E., Hérault, B. (2015). Decomposing Phylodiversity, Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6(3):333-339
  11. Marcon, E., Scotti, I., Herault, B., Rossi, V. et Lang, G. (2014). Generalization of the partitioning of Shannon diversity. PLOS One 9(3): e90289.
  12. Marcon, E., Traissac, S., Lang, G. (2013). A Statistical Test for Ripley’s Function Rejection of Poisson Null Hypothesis. ISRN Ecology 2013(Article ID 753475): 9.
  13. Lang, G., Marcon, E. (2013). Testing randomness of spatial point patterns with the Ripley statistic, ESAIM: Probability and Statistics 17:767-788. doi:10.1051/ps/2012027.
  14. Marcon, E. Puech, F., Traissac, S. (2012). Characterizing the relative spatial structure of point patterns, International Journal of Ecology. 2012(Article ID 619281): 11.
  15. Marcon, E., Hérault, B., Baraloto, C., Lang, G. (2012), The decomposition of Shannon’s entropy and a confidence interval for beta diversity, Oikos 121(4): 516-522
  16. Coste, S., Baraloto, C., Leroy, C., Marcon, E., Renaud, A., Richardson, A.D., Roggy, J.-C, Schimann, H., Uddling, J., Héraut, B. (2010). Assessing foliar chlorophyll contents with the SPAD-502 chlorophyll meter: 165 a calibration test with thirteen tree species of tropical rainforest in French Guiana, Annals of Forest Science. 67(6): 607.
  17. Baraloto, C., Marcon, E., Morneau, F., Pavoine, S., Roggy, J.-C. (2010), Integrating functional diversity into tropical forest plantation designs to study ecosystem processes. Annals of Forest Science 67:303.
  18. Blanc, L., M. Echard, B. Herault, D. Bonal, E. Marcon, J. Chave, C. Baraloto (2009). Dynamics of aboveground carbon stocks in a selectively logged tropical forest. Ecological Applications. 19(6): 1397-1404.
  19. Ollivier, M., Baraloto, C., Marcon, E. (2007). A trait database for Guianan rain forest trees permits intraand inter-specific contrasts. Annals of Forest Science 64:781–786.
  20. Bonal, D., Born, C., Bréchet, C., Coste, S. ,Marcon, E., Roggy, J-C., Guehl, J.-M., (2007). The successional status of tropical rainforest tree species is associated with differences in leaf carbon isotope discrimination and functional traits", Annals of Forest Science, 64:169-176.

Economics (Spatial statistics)

  1. Lang, G., Marcon, E. Puech, F. (2020). Distance-Based Measures of Spatial Concentration: Introducing a Relative Density Function, The Annals of Regional Science 64 243-265.
  2. Floch, J.-M., Marcon, E., Puech, F. (2018) Les configurations de points. In Loonis, V., Bellefon, M.P.(Eds.), Manuel d’analyse spatiale, INSEE Méthodes n°131 (pp.73-114). Insee-Eurostat.
  3. Marcon, E. Puech, F. (2017). A typology of distance-based measures of spatial concentration, Regional Science and Urban Economics 62:56-67.
  4. Marcon, E., Traissac, S., Puech, F., Lang, G. (2015) dbmss: Distance-Based Measures of Spatial Structures. Journal of Statistical Software 67(3): 1–15.
  5. Marcon, E., Puech, F. (2015) Mesures de la concentration spatiale en espace continu : théorie et applications. Economie et Statistique 474: 105–131.
  6. Marcon, E., & Puech, F. (2012). La mesure en économie internationale, Quelques considérations méthodologiques. In L. Abdelmalki, J. - P. Allegret, F. Puech, M. Sadni Jallab, & A. Silem (Eds.), Développements récents en économie et finances internationales (pp. 15–27). Collection Recherches. Paris: Armand Colin.
  7. Marcon, E., Puech, F., (2010). Measures of the geographic concentration of industries: improving distance-based methods, Journal of Economic Geography. 10(5): 745-762.
  8. Marcon E., Mucchielli J.-L., Puech F. (2005) Concentration géographique de l’emploi industriel et dynamiques territoriales en France de 1993 à 2001. In: Mouhoud EM, ed. Localisation des activités et stratégies de l’état - Rapport du commissariat général du plan Groupe Perroux (pp. 99–109). Paris, France: L’Action Municipale.
  9. Marcon, E., Puech, F., (2003). Evaluating the Geographic Concentration of Industries Using Distance-Based Methods, Journal of Economic Geography, 3(4): 409-428.

Forestry

  1. Marcon, E., (1999), L’expertise arbre par arbre : une approche thématique et pratique de l’expertise forestière, Revue Forestière Française, 1/1999

Working papers

Economics

  1. Lang, G., Marcon, E. Puech, F. (2014). Distance-Based Measures of Spatial Concentration: Introducing a Relative Density Function, hal-01082178.
  2. Marcon, E. Puech, F. (2009). Generalizing Ripley’s K function to inhomogeneous populations, halshs-00372631.
  3. Marcon, E. Puech, F. (2003). Measures of the Geographic Concentration of Industries: Improving Distance-Based Methods, Cahiers de la MSE, 2003.18
  4. Marcon, E., Puech, F., (2002). A New Method To Evaluate Spatial Economic Activity and its Application on Two French Areas, Cahiers de la la MSE, 2002.37

Spatial statistics

  1. Lang, G., Marcon, E. (2010). Testing randomness of spatial point patterns with the Ripley statistic, arXiv:1006.1567v1.
  2. Lang, G., Marcon, E. (2009). Test du processus de Poisson homogène par la statistique de Ripley, HAL : inria-00386800

Measurement of Diversity

  1. Marcon, E. (2015) Practical Estimation of Diversity from Abundance Data. HAL 01212435: 1–27.
  2. Marcon, E. Zhang, Z., Hérault, B. (2014). The Decomposition of Similarity-Based Diversity and its Bias Correction, hal-00989454.

Software

  1. Marcon E, Hérault B (2013) entropart, an R package to partition diversity. https://ericmarcon.github.io/entropart
  2. Marcon E, Lang G, Traissac S, Puech F (2012) dbmss: Distance-based measures of spatial structures, https://ericmarcon.github.io/dbmss

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