Last update: 22nd November 2022

Aurélie Coulon, research and teaching in spatial ecology

Peer-reviewed publications

55. Marchina C., Zazzo A., Lazzerini N., Coulon A., Lepetz S., Bayarkhuu N., Turbat T., Noûs C. (2022) Kazakh variations for herders and animals in the mongolian Altai: methodological contributions to the study of nomadic pastoralism. Nomadic Peoples 26: 33-60.
54. Laforge A., Archaux F., Coulon A., Sirami C., Froidevaux J., Gouix N., Ladet S., Martin H., Kerbiriou C., Barré K., Roemer C., Claireau F., Barbaro L. (2021) Landscape composition and life-history traits influence bat movement and space use: analysis of 30 years of published telemetry data. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 00: 1-13.
53. Lazzerini N., Coulon A., Simon L., Marchina C., Fiorillo D., Turbat Ts., Bayarkhuu N., Noûs C., Lepetz S. & Zazzo A. (2021) The isotope record (δ13C, δ18O) of vertical mobility in incremental tissues (tooth enamel, hair) of modern livestock: A reference set from the Mongolian Altai. Quaternary International 595: 128-144.
52. Lazzerini N., Balter V., Coulon A., Tacail T., Marchina C., Lemoine M., Bayarkhuu N., Turbat Ts., Lepetz S. & Zazzo A. (2021) Monthly mobility inferred from isoscapes and laser ablation strontium isotope ratios in caprine tooth enamel. Scientific Reports 11, 2277.
51. Darinot F., Le Petitcorps Q., Arnal V., Coulon A.†, Montgelard C. † (2021) Effects of landscape features and flooding on the genetic structure of a small wetland rodent, the harvest mouse (Micromys minutus). Landscape Ecology 36: 1755–1771. †: contribution identique.
50. Roemer C., Coulon A., Disca T. & Bas Y. (2020) Influence of local landscape and time of year on bat-road collision risks. bioRxiv, 2020.07.15.204115, version 3 peer-reviewed and recommended by Peer Community in Ecology
49. Lazzerini N., Zazzo A., Coulon A., Tsagaan T., Marchina C. & Lepetz S. (2020) Date of death of domestic caprines assessed by oxygen isotopic analysis of developing molars: implications for deciphering the calendar of pastoral activities in prehistory. Journal of Archaeological Science 120:105163.
48. Lazzerini N., Zazzo A., Coulon A., Marchina C., Bayarkhuu N., Bernard V., Cervel M., Fiorillo D., Joly D., Noûs C., Tsagaan T. & Lepetz S. (2020) Season of death of domestic horses deposited in a ritual complex from Bronze Age Mongolia: insights from oxygen isotope time-series in tooth enamel. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 32:102387.
47. Ouédraogo D.-Y., Villemey A., Vanpeene S., Coulon A., Azambourg V., Hulard M., Guinard E., Bertheau Y., Flamerie de Lachapelle F., Rauel V., Le Mitouard E., Jeusset A., Vargac M., Witté I., Jactel H., Touroult J., Reyjol Y. & Sordello R. (2020) Can linear transportation infrastructure verges constitute a habitat and/or a corridor for vertebrates in temperate landscapes? A systematic review. Environmental Evidence 9: 13.
46. Ducros D., Morellet N., Patin R., Atmeh K., Debeffe L., Cargnelutti B., Chaval Y., Lourtet B., Coulon A. † & Hewison A.J.M. † (2020) Beyond dispersal versus philopatry? Alternative behavioural tactics of juvenile roe deer in a heterogeneous landscape. Oikos 129(1): 81-92 †: contribution identique.
45. Benoit L., Hewison A.J.M., Coulon A., Debeffe L., Grémillet D., Ducros D., Cargnelutti B., Chaval Y. & Morellet N. (2020) Accelerating across the landscape: the energetic costs of natal dispersal in a large herbivore. Journal of Animal Ecology 89(1): 173-185.
44. Roemer C., Bas Y., Disca T. & Coulon A. (2019) Influence of landscape and time of year on bat-wind turbines collision risks. Landscape Ecology 34: 2869-2881.
43. Sumasgutner P., Terraube J., Coulon A., Villers A., Chakarov N., Kruckenhauser L. & Korpimäki E. (2019) Landscape homogenization due to agricultural intensification disrupts the relationship between reproductive success and main prey abundance in an avian predator. Frontiers in Zoology 16(31).
42. Lazzerini N., Coulon A., Simon L., Marchina C., Lepetz S. & Zazzo A. (2019) Grazing high and low: can we detect horse altitudinal mobility using high resolution isotope (δ13C and δ15N values) time series in tail hair? A case study in the Mongolian Altai. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 33(19): 1512-1526.
41. Uller T., Laakkonen H., Michaelides S., While G.M., Coulon A. & Aubret F. (2019) Genetic differentiation predicts body size divergence between island and mainland populations of common wall lizards (Podarcis muralis). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 127(4): 771-786.
40. Roemer C., Coulon A., Disca T. & Bas Y. (2019) Bat sonar and wing morphology predict species vertical niche. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 145(5): 3242-3251. 
39. Villemey A., Jeusset A., Vargac M., Bertheau Y., Coulon A., Touroult J., Vanpeene S., Castagneyrol B., Jactel H., Witté I., Deniaud N., Flamerie de Lachapelle F., Jaslier E., Roy V., Guinard E., Le Mitouard E., Rauel V. & Sordello R. (2018) Can linear transportation infrastructure verges constitute a habitat and/or a corridor for insects in temperate landscapes? A systematic review. Environmental Evidence 7:5.
38. Saastamoinen M., Bocedi G., Cote J., Legrand D., Guillaume F., Wheat C.W., Fronhofer E.A., Garcia C., Henry R., Husby A., Baguette M., Bonte D., Coulon A., Kokko H., Matthysen E., Niitepold K., Nonaka E., Stevens V.M., Travis J.M.J., Donohue K., Bullock J.M. & Delgado M. (2018) Genetics of dispersal. Biological Reviews 93: 574-599.
37. Roemer C., Disca T., Coulon A. & Bas Y. (2017) Bat flight height monitored from wind masts predicts mortality risk at wind farms. Biological Conservation 215: 116-122.
36. Vickers M., Aubret F. & Coulon A. (2017) Using GAMM to examine inter-individual heterogeneity in thermal performance curves for Natrix natrix indicates bet hedging strategy by mothers. Journal of Thermal Biology 63:16-23.
35. Henry R. C., Coulon A. & Travis J.M.J. (2016) The Evolution of Male-Biased Dispersal under the Joint Selective Forces of Inbreeding Load and Demographic and Environmental Stochasticity. The American Naturalist 188:423-433.
34. Jeusset A., Vargac M., Bertheau Y., Coulon A., Deniaud N., Flamerie De Lachapelle F., Jaslier E., Livoreil B., Roy V., Touroult J., Vanpeene S., Witté I. & Sordello R. (2016) Can linear transportation infrastructure verges constitute a habitat and/or a corridor for biodiversity in temperate landscapes? A systematic review protocol. Environmental Evidence 5:1-11.
33. Henry R.C., Coulon A. & Travis J.M.J. (2015) Dispersal asymmetries and deleterious mutations influence metapopulation persistence and range dynamics. Evolutionary Ecology 29:833-850.
32. Coulon A. 1, Aben J. 1, Palmer S. C. F., Stevens V. M., Callens T., Strubbe D., Lens L., Matthysen E., Baguette M. & Travis J. M. J. (2015) A stochastic movement simulator improves estimates of landscape connectivity. Ecology 96, 2203-2213 (1 : co-1st authors).
31. Laporte M., Leblois R., Coulon A., Bonhomme F., Magnan P. & Berrebi P. (2015) Genetic structure of a vulnerable species, the freshwater blenny (Salaria fluviatilis). Conservation Genetics 16, 571-581.
30. Flavenot T., Fellous S., Abdelkrim J., Baguette M. & Coulon A. (2015) Impact of quarrying on genetic diversity: an approach across landscapes and over time. Conservation Genetics 16, 181-194.
29. Aubret F., Tort M., Michniewicza R.J., Blanvillain G. & Coulon A. (2014) Cooperate or compete? Influence of colour morph, sex, and body size on sheltering behaviour in the wall lizard, Podarcis muralis. Behaviour 151, 1903-1920.
28. Debeffe L., Morellet N., Bonnot N., Gaillard J.-M., Cargnelutti B., Verheyden-Tixier H., Vanpé C., Coulon A., Clobert J., Bon R., Hewison A.J.M. (2014) The link between behavioural profiles and natal dispersal reveals a dispersal syndrome in a large herbivore. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, series B 281, 20140873.
27. Palmer S.C.F. 1, Coulon A.1, Travis J.M.J. (2014) Inter-individual variability in dispersal behaviours impacts connectivity estimates. Oikos 123, 923-932 (1 : co-1st authors).
26. Collins S.M., Bickford N., McIntyre P.B., Coulon A., Ulseth A.J., Taphorn D.C. & Flecker A.S. (2013) Population structure of a Neotropical migratory fish: contrasting perspectives from genes and otolith microchemistry. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 132 (5), 1192-1201.
25. Debeffe L., Morellet B., Cargnelutti B., Lourtet B., Coulon A., Gaillard J.-M., Bon, R. & Hewison A.J.M. (2013) Exploration as a key component of natal dispersal: dispersers explore more than philopatric individuals in roe deer. Animal Behaviour 86, 143-151.
24. Coulon A., Fitzpatrick J.W., Bowman R. & Lovette I.J. (2012) Mind the gap: genetic distance increases with habitat gap size in Florida Scrub Jays. Biology Letters 8, 582-585.
23. Durand J., Legrand A., Tort M., Thiney A., Michniewicz R.J., Coulon A. & Aubret F. (2012) Effects of geographic isolation on anti-snake responses in the wall lizard, Podarcis muralis. Amphibia-Reptilia 33, 199-206.
22. Bonte D., Van Dyck H., Bullock J.M., Coulon A., Delgado M., Gibbs M., Lehouck V., Matthysen E., Mustin K., Saastamoinen M., Schtickzelle N., Stevens V.M., Vandewoestijne S., Baguette M., Barton K., Benton T., Chaput-Bardy A., Clobert J., Dytham C., Hovestadt T., Meier C.M., Palmer S.C.F., Turlure C., Travis J.M.J. (2O12) Costs of dispersal. Biological Reviews 87, 290-312.
21. Fellous S., Duncan A., Coulon A. & Kaltz O. (2012) Quorum sensing and density-dependant dispersal in an aquatic model system. Plos One 7(11) e48436.
20. Richard M., Stevens V.M., Le Hénanff M., Coulon A., Lourdais O., Clobert J. (2012) Fourteen new polymorphic microsatellite loci for the wall lizard Podarcis muralis (Sauria : Lacertidae). Molecular Ecology Resources 12, 374-376.
19. Palmer S.C.F., Coulon A., Travis J.M.J. (2011) Introducing a “stochastic movement simulator” for estimating habitat connectivity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 2(3) 258-268.
18. Bonnot N., Gaillard J.-M., Coulon A., Galan M., Cosson J.-F., Delorme D., Klein F., Hewison A.J.M. (2010) No differences between the sexes in fine-scale spatial genetic structure of roe deer. Plos One 5(12) e14436.
17. Coulon A., Fitzpatrick J.W., Bowman R., Lovette I.J. (2010) Effects of habitat fragmentation on effective dispersal of Florida Scrub-Jays. Conservation Biology, 24 1080-1088.
16. Coulon A. (2010) GENHET: an easy-to-use R function to estimate individual heterozygosity. Molecular Ecology Resources, 10 167-169.
15. Gibbs M., Saastamoinen M., Coulon A., Stevens V.M. (2010) Organisms on the move: ecology and evolution of dispersal (meeting report). Biology Letters 6 146-148.
14. Balkenhol N., Gugerli F., Cushman S.A., Waits L.P., Coulon A., Arntzen J.W., Holderegger R., Wagner H.H. & participants of the Landscape Genetics Research Agenda Workshop 2007 (2009) Identifying future research needs in landscape genetics: where to from here? Landscape Ecology, 24 455-463.
13. Guillot G., Leblois R., Coulon A., Frantz A. (2009) Statistical methods in spatial genetics. Molecular Ecology. 18 4734-4756.
12. Stenzler L.M., Makarewich C.A., Coulon A., Ardia D.R., Lovette I.J., Winkler D.W. (2009) Subtle edge-of-range genetic structuring in transcontinentally distributed North American Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor). The Condor 111(3): 470-478.
11. Coulon A., Morellet N., Goulard M., Cargnelutti B., Angibault J.-M. & Hewison A.J.M. (2008) Inferring the effects of landscape structure on roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) movements using a step selection function. Landscape Ecology, 23 603-614.
10. Coulon A., Fitzpatrick J.W., Bowman R., Stith B.M., Makarewich C.A., Stenzler L.M. & Lovette I.J. (2008) Congruent population structure inferred from dispersal behaviour and intensive genetic surveys of the threatened Florida Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma cœrulescens). Molecular Ecology, 17 1685-1701. Featured in the News and Views section of the same journal issue.
9. Barnett J., Ruiz Gutierrez V., Coulon A. & Lovette I.J. (2008) Weak genetic structuring indicates ongoing gene flow across White-ruffed Manakin (Corapipo altera) populations in a highly fragmented Costa Rica landscape. Conservation Genetics, 9 1403-1412.
8. Gaillard J.-M., Hewison A.J.M., Kjellander P., Pettorelli, N., Bonenfant C., Van Moorter B., Liberg O., Andren H., Van Laere E., Klein F., Angibault J.-M., Coulon A. & Vanpé C. (2008) Population density and sex do not influence fine-scale natal dispersal in roe deer. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 275 2025-2030.
7. Van Moorter B., Gaillard J.-M., Hewison A.J.M., Said S., Coulon A., Delorme D., Widmer O., Cargnelutti B. & Angibault J.-M. (2008) Evidence for exploration behaviour in young roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) prior to dispersal. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 20 1-15.
6. Cargnelutti B., Coulon A., Hewison A.J.M., Goulard M., Angibault J.-M. & Morellet N. (2007) Testing Global Positioning System performance for wildlife monitoring using mobile collars and known reference points. Journal of Wildlife Management, 71(4) 1380-1387.
5. Hewison A.J.M., Angibault J.M., Cargnelutti B., Coulon A., Rames J.L., Serrano E., Verheyden H. & Morellet N. (2007) Using radio-tracking and direct observation to estimate roe deer density in a fragmented landscape – a pilot study. Wildlife Biology, 13(3) 313-320.
4. Coulon A., Cosson J.-F., Morellet N., Angibault J.-M., Cargnelutti B., Galan M., Aulagnier S. & Hewison A.J.M. (2006) Dispersal is not female biased in a resource-defence mating ungulate, the European roe deer. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 273 341-348.
3. Coulon A., Guillot G., Cosson J.-F., Angibault J.M., Aulagnier S., Cargnelutti B., Galan M. & Hewison A.J.M. (2006) Genetic structure is influenced by landscape features: empirical evidence from a roe deer population. Molecular Ecology, 15 1669-1679.
2. Zannèse A., Morellet N., Targhetta C., Coulon A., Fuser S., Hewison A.J.M. & Ramanzin M. (2006) Spatial structure of roe deer populations: towards defining management units at a landscape scale. Journal of Applied Ecology, 43 1087-1097.
1. Coulon A., Cosson J.-F., Angibault J.-M., Cargnelutti B., Galan M., Morellet N., Petit E., Aulagnier S. & Hewison A.J.M. (2004) Landscape connectivity influences gene flow in a roe deer population inhabiting a fragmented landscape: an individual-based approach. Molecular Ecology, 13 2841-2850.

Book chapters

Guillaume O., Coulon A., Le Galliard J.-F. & Clobert J. (2012). Animal-borne sensors to study the demography and behaviour of small species. In: Sensors for ecology. Towards integrated knowledge of ecosystems (eds. Le Galliard J-F, Guarini J-M & Gaill F). CNRS Institut Ecologie et Environnement, pp. 43-61.
Stevens V.M. & Coulon A. (2012) Landscape effects on spatial dynamics: the natterjack toad as a case study. In Dispersal Ecology and Evolution (eds J. Clobert, M. Baguette, T.G. Benton & J.M. Bullock). Oxford University Press.

Other types of publications

Sordello R., Bertheau Y., Coulon A., Jeusset A., Ouédraogo D.-Y., Vanpeene S., Vargac M., Villemy A., Witté I., Reyjol Y. & Touroult J. (2019) Les protocoles expérimentaux en écologie. Principaux points clefs. 32p.
Roemer C., Disca T., Coulon A. & Bas Y. (2018) Corrélation entre nombre de cadavres récoltés en France et proportion de temps passé en altitude. Symbioses (actes de colloque), nouvelle série, n° 37:25-32.
Sordello R., Bertheau Y., Coulon A., Jeusset A., Guinard E., Touroult J. & Vanpeene S. (2018) Les revues systématiques comme élément de réponse à la crise de défiance envers l’expertise. Contribution à l’appel de France Stratégie.
Flavenot T., Adam Y., Coulon A. (2013) L’effet des carrères de granulats sur la connectivité du paysage. Qu’est-ce qui se trame ? (Lettre d’information nationale sur la Trame Verte et Bleue) #18.
Coulon A., Cosson J.-F., Ray N. & Hewison A.J.M. (2007) Inferring the influence of landscape on roe deer gene flow using connectivity estimates based on a weighted combination of several landscapes features. In 25 years of Landscape Ecology: Scientific Principles in Practice - Proceedings of the 7th IALE World Congress - Part 1. 303-304.
Cosson J.F., Estoup A., Coulon A., Galan M., Mortier F., Hewison A.J.M. & Guillot G. (2006) Un modèle géostatistique pour la détection et la localisation des discontinuités génétiques spatiales entre populations. Les Actes du BRG, 6 41-55.
Coulon A., Cosson J.-F., Morellet N., Angibault J.-M., Cargnelutti B., Galan M., Aulagnier S. & Hewison A.J.M. (2006) ¿Dispersan más las hembras que los machos? Boletín de la Asociación del Corzo Español, 9 24-25.
Coulon A. (2006) Etude de l’influence du paysage sur la dispersion du Chevreuil (Capreolus capreolus) en milieu fragmenté. Manuscrit de thèse, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France. 195pp.