Publications and communications of Jean-François Bastin

Book chapters or contributions to a collective book as author or co-author

Ratsimba, HR, Rabemananjara, ZH, Rabefarihy, AT, Rabenilalana, FM, de Haulleville, T., Bastin, J.-F., Bogaert, J., & Ramamonjisoa, BS. (2013). Pertinence de la mise en oeuvre des initiatives de Réductions des Emissions dues à la Déforestation et à la Dégradation des forêts (REDD) pour les communautés locales. Cas des formations de tapia dans la région d'Itasy. In F. Verheggen, J. Bogaert, ... E. Haubruge (Eds.), Les vers à soie malgaches: Enjeux écologiques et socio-économiques (pp. 219-231). Gembloux, Belgium: Presses Agronomiques de Gembloux.

Articles accepted in reviewed journal

Musavandalo, C. M., Sambieni, K. R., Mweru, J.-P. M., Bastin, J.-F., Ndukura, C. S., Nguba, T. B., Bwazani Balandi, J., & Bogaert, J. (23 April 2024). Land Cover Dynamics in the Northwestern Virunga Landscape: An Analysis of the Past Two Decades in a Dynamic Economic and Security Context. Land, 13 (5), 566. doi:10.3390/land13050566

Bouchard, E., Searle, E. B., Drapeau, P., Liang, J., Gamarra, J. G. P., Abegg, M., Alberti, G., Zambrano, A. A., Alvarez-Davila, E., Alves, L. F., Avitabile, V., Aymard, G., Bastin, J.-F., Birnbaum, P., Bongers, F., Bouriaud, O., Brancalion, P., Broadbent, E., Bussotti, F., ... Paquette, A. (February 2024). Global patterns and environmental drivers of forest functional composition. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 33 (2), 303 - 324. doi:10.1111/geb.13790

Cooper, D. L. M., Lewis, S. L., Sullivan, M. J. P., Prado, P. I., Ter Steege, H., Barbier, N., Slik, F., Sonké, B., Ewango, C. E. N., Adu-Bredu, S., Affum-Baffoe, K., de Aguiar, D. P. P., Ahuite Reategui, M. A., Aiba, S.-I., Albuquerque, B. W., de Almeida Matos, F. D., Alonso, A., Amani, C. A., do Amaral, D. D., ... Zent, S. (January 2024). Consistent patterns of common species across tropical tree communities. Nature, 625 (7996), 728 - 734. doi:10.1038/s41586-023-06820-z

Maes, S. L., Perring, M. P., Cohen, R., Akinnifesi, F. K., Bargués-Tobella, A., Bastin, J.-F., Bauters, M., Bernardino, P. N., Brancalion, P. H. S., Bullock, J. M., Ellison, D., Fayolle, A., Fremout, T., Gann, G. D., Hishe, H., Holmgren, M., Ilstedt, U., Mahy, G., Messier, C., ... Muys, B. (2024). Explore before you restore: Incorporating complex systems thinking in ecosystem restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.14614

Mo, L., Zohner, C. M., Reich, P. B., Liang, J., de Miguel, S., Nabuurs, G.-J., Renner, S. S., van den Hoogen, J., Araza, A., Herold, M., Mirzagholi, L., Ma, H., Averill, C., Phillips, O. L., Gamarra, J. G. P., Hordijk, I., Routh, D., Abegg, M., Adou Yao, Y. C., ... Crowther, T. W. (December 2023). Integrated global assessment of the natural forest carbon potential. Nature, 624 (7990), 92 - 101. doi:10.1038/s41586-023-06723-z

Bwazani Balandi, J., To Hulu, J. P. P. M., Sambieni, K. R., Sikuzani, Y. U., Bastin, J.-F., Musavandalo, C. M., Nguba, T. B., Molo, J. E. L., Selemani, T. M., Mweru, J.-P. M., & Bogaert, J. (16 November 2023). Urban Sprawl and Changes in Landscape Patterns: The Case of Kisangani City and Its Periphery (DR Congo). Land, 12 (11), 2066. doi:10.3390/land12112066

Ma, H., Crowther, T. W., Mo, L., Maynard, D. S., Renner, S. S., van den Hoogen, J., Zou, Y., Liang, J., de-Miguel, S., Nabuurs, G.-J., Reich, P. B., Niinemets, Ü., Abegg, M., Adou Yao, Y. C., Alberti, G., Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., Alvarado, B. V., Alvarez-Dávila, E., Alvarez-Loayza, P., ... Zohner, C. M. (November 2023). The global biogeography of tree leaf form and habit. Nature Plants, 9 (11), 1795 - 1809. doi:10.1038/s41477-023-01543-5

Khoji Muteya, H., N'tambwe Nghonda, D.-D., Kalenda, F. M., Strammer, H., Kankumbi, F. M., Malaisse, F., Bastin, J.-F., Sikuzani, Y. U., & Bogaert, J. (28 September 2023). Mapping and Quantification of Miombo Deforestation in the Lubumbashi Charcoal Production Basin (DR Congo): Spatial Extent and Changes between 1990 and 2022. Land, 12 (10), 1852. doi:10.3390/land12101852

Dupuis, C., Fayolle, A., Bastin, J.-F., Latte, N., & Lejeune, P. (26 September 2023). Monitoring selective logging intensities in central Africa with sentinel-1: A canopy disturbance experiment. Remote Sensing of Environment, 298, 113828. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2023.113828

Delavaux, C. S., Crowther, T. W., Zohner, C. M., Robmann, N. M., Lauber, T., van den Hoogen, J., Kuebbing, S., Liang, J., de-Miguel, S., Nabuurs, G.-J., Reich, P. B., Abegg, M., Adou Yao, Y. C., Alberti, G., Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., Alvarado, B. V., Alvarez-Dávila, E., Alvarez-Loayza, P., Alves, L. F., ... Maynard, D. S. (September 2023). Native diversity buffers against severity of non-native tree invasions. Nature, 621 (7980), 773 - 781. doi:10.1038/s41586-023-06440-7

Garba, S. I., Ebmeier, S. K., Bastin, J.-F., Mollicone, D., & Holden, J. (June 2023). Wetland mapping at 10 m resolution reveals fragmentation in southern Nigeria. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 31 (3), 329 - 345. doi:10.1007/s11273-023-09919-2

Hordijk, I., Maynard, D. S., Hart, S. P., Lidong, M., ter Steege, H., Liang, J., de-Miguel, S., Nabuurs, G.-J., Reich, P. B., Abegg, M., Adou Yao, C. Y., Alberti, G., Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., Alvarado, B. V., Esteban, A.-D., Alvarez-Loayza, P., Alves, L. F., Ammer, C., Antón-Fernández, C., ... Crowther, T. W. (June 2023). Evenness mediates the global relationship between forest productivity and richness. Journal of Ecology, 111 (6), 1308 - 1326. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.14098

Cirezi Cizungu, N., Bastin, J.-F., Tshibasu, E., Lonpi, E., Chuma, G., Mugumaarhahama, Y., Sambieni, K. R., Karume, K., Lumbuenamo, R., & Bogaert, J. (2022). Contribution of ‘human induced fires’ to forest and savanna land conversion dynamics in the Luki Biosphere Reserve landscape, western Democratic Republic of Congo. International Journal of Remote Sensing. doi:10.1080/01431161.2022.2138622

Liang, J., Gamarra, J. G. P., Picard, N., Zhou, M., Pijanowski, B., Jacobs, D. F., Reich, P. B., Crowther, T. W., Nabuurs, G.-J., de-Miguel, S., Fang, J., Woodall, C. W., Svenning, J.-C., Jucker, T., Bastin, J.-F., Wiser, S. K., Slik, F., Hérault, B., Alberti, G., ... Hui, C. (2022). Co-limitation towards lower latitudes shapes global forest diversity gradients. Nature Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1038/s41559-022-01831-x

Khoji Muteya, H., N'tambwe Nghonda, D.-D., Malaisse, F., Waselin, S., Sambiéni, K. R., Kaleba, S. C., Kankumbi, F. M., Bastin, J.-F., Bogaert, J., & Sikuzani, Y. U. (05 June 2022). Quantification and Simulation of Landscape Anthropization around the Mining Agglomerations of Southeastern Katanga (DR Congo) between 1979 and 2090. Land, 11 (6), 850. doi:10.3390/land11060850

Hoek van Dijke, A. J., Herold, M., Mallick, K., Benedict, I., Machwitz, M., Schlerf, M., Pranindita, A., Theeuwen, J. J. E., Bastin, J.-F., & Teuling, A. J. (May 2022). Shifts in regional water availability due to global tree restoration. Nature Geoscience, 15 (5), 363 - 368. doi:10.1038/s41561-022-00935-0

Cazzolla Gatti, R., Reich, P. B., Gamarra, J. G. P., Crowther, T., Hui, C., Morera, A., Bastin, J.-F., de-Miguel, S., Nabuurs, G.-J., Svenning, J.-C., Serra-Diaz, J. M., Merow, C., Enquist, B., Kamenetsky, M., Lee, J., Zhu, J., Fang, J., Jacobs, D. F., Pijanowski, B., ... Liang, J. (08 February 2022). The number of tree species on Earth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119 (6), 2115329119. doi:10.1073/pnas.2115329119

Picard, N., Mortier, F., Ploton, P., Liang, J., Derroire, G., Bastin, J.-F., Ayyappan, N., Bénédet, F., Boyemba Bosela, F., Clark, C. J., Crowther, T. W., Engone Obiang, N. L., Forni, É., Harris, D., Ngomanda, A., Poulsen, J. R., Sonké, B., Couteron, P., & Gourlet-Fleury, S. (30 November 2021). Using Model Analysis to Unveil Hidden Patterns in Tropical Forest Structures. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9. doi:10.3389/fevo.2021.599200

ForestPlots.net, Blundo, C., Carilla, J., Grau, R., Malizia, A., Malizia, L., Osinaga-Acosta, O., Bird, M., Bradford, M., Catchpole, D., Ford, A., Graham, A., Hilbert, D., Kemp, J., Laurance, S., Laurance, W., Yoko Ishida, F., Marshall, A., Waite, C., ... Dang Tran, H. (25 May 2021). Taking the pulse of Earth’s tropical forests using networks of highly distributed plots. Biological Conservation, 260. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108849

Ploton, P., Mortier, F., Barbier, N., Cornu, G., Réjou-Méchain, M., Rossi, V., Alonso, A., Bastin, J.-F., Bayol, N., Bénédet, F., Bissiengou, P., Chuyong, G., Demarquez, B., Doucet, J.-L., Droissart, V., Kamdem, N. G., Kenfack, D., Memiaghe, H., Moses, L., ... Gourlet-Fleury, S. (08 July 2020). A map of African humid tropical forest aboveground biomass derived from management inventories. Scientific Data, 7 (221). doi:10.1038/s41597-020-0561-0

Muscarella, R., Emilio, T., Phillips, O. L., Lewis, S. L., Slik, F., Baker, W. J., Couvreur, T. L. P., Eiserhardt, W. L., Svenning, J.-C., Affum-Baffoe, K., Aiba, S.-I., Kitayama, K., Lovett, J. C., Lu, X., Lykke, A. M., Magnusson, W. E., Mahayani, N. P. D., Steinmetz, R., Malhi, Y., ... Killeen, T. J. (July 2020). The global abundance of tree palms. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 00, 1-20. doi:10.1111/geb.13123

Sparrow, B. D., Edwards, W., Munroe, S. E. M., Wardle, G. M., Guerin, G. R., Bastin, J.-F., Morris, B., Christensen, R., Phinn, S., & Lowe, A. J. (2020). Effective ecosystem monitoring requires a multi-scaled approach. Biological Reviews, 95 (6), 1706-1719. doi:10.1111/brv.12636

Cardil, A., De-Miguel, S., Silva, C. A., Reich, P. B., Calkin, D., Brancalion, P. H. S., Vibrans, A. C., Gamarra, J. G. P., Zhou, M., Pijanowski, B. C., Hui, C., Crowther, T. W., Hérault, B., Piotto, D., Salas-Eljatib, C., Broadbent, E. N., Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., Picard, N., Aragao, L. E. O. C., ... Liang, J. (December 2019). Recent deforestation drove the spike in Amazonian fires. Environmental Research Letters, 15 (12), 121003. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/abcac7

Bastin, J.-F., Clark, E., Elliott, T., Hart, S., van den Hoogen, J., Hordijki, I., Ma, H., Majumder, S., Manoli, G., Maschler, J., Mo, L., Routh, D., Yu, K., Zohner, C. M., & Crowther, T. W. (2019). Understanding climate change from a global analysis of city analogues. PLoS ONE, 14 (7). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0217592

Schepaschenko, D., See, L., Lesiv, M., Bastin, J.-F., Mollicone, D., Tsendbazar, N.-E., Bastin, L., McCallum, I., Laso Bayas, J. C., Baklanov, A., Perger, C., Dürauer, M., & Fritz, S. (2019). Recent Advances in Forest Observation with Visual Interpretation of Very High-Resolution Imagery. Surveys in Geophysics, 40 (4), 839 - 862. doi:10.1007/s10712-019-09533-z

Bastin, J.-F., Rutishauser, E., Kellner, J. R., Saatchi, S., Pélissier, R., Hérault, B., Slik, F., Bogaert, J., De Cannière, C., Marshall, A. R., Poulsen, J., Romero Saltos, H., Brum Rossi, L. M., Spironello, W. R., Rovero, F., Saner, P., Sasaki, D., Schulze, M., Silveira, M., ... Gonçalves Rolim, S. (2018). Pan-tropical prediction of forest structure from the largest trees. Global Ecology and Biogeography. doi:10.1111/geb.12803

Sullivan, M. J. P., Lewis, S. L., Hubau, W., Qie, L., Baker, T. R., Banin, L. F., Chave, J., Cuni-Sanchez, A., Feldpausch, T. R., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Arets, E., Ashton, P., Bastin, J.-F., Berry, N. J., Bogaert, J., Boot, R., Brearley, F. Q., Brienen, R., Burslem, D. F. R. P., ... Phillips, O. L. (2018). Field methods for sampling tree height for tropical forest biomass estimation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 1179-1189. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12962

Sullivan, M. J. P., Talbot, J., Lewis, S. L., Phillips, O. L., Qie, L., Begne, S. K., Chave, J., Cuni-Sanchez, A., Hubau, W., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Miles, L., Monteagudo-Mendoza, A., Sonké, B., Sunderland, T., ter Steege, H., White, L. J. T., Affum-Baffoe, K., Aiba, S., Cristo de. Almeida, E., ... Zemagho, L. (17 January 2017). Diversity and carbon storage across the tropical forest biome. Scientific Reports, 7 (39102). doi:10.1038/srep39102

Xu, L., Saatchi, S. S., Shapiro, A., Meyer, V., Ferraz, A., Yang, Y., Bastin, J.-F., Banks, N., Boeckx, P., Verbeeck, H., Lewis, S. L., Muanza, E. T., Bongwele, E., Kayembe, F., Mbenza, D., Kalau, L., Mukendi, F., Ilunga, F., & Ebuta, D. (2017). Spatial Distribution of Carbon Stored in Forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Scientific Reports, 7 (1). doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15050-z

Bey, A., Díaz, A. S., Maniatis, D., Marchi, G., Mollicone, D., Ricci, S., Bastin, J.-F., Moore, R., Federici, S., Rezende, M., Patriarca, C., Turia, R., Gamoga, G., Abe, H., Kaidong, E., & Miceli, G. (2016). Collect earth: Land use and land cover assessment through augmented visual interpretation. Remote Sensing, 8 (10). doi:10.3390/rs8100807

Shapiro, A. C., Aguilar-Amuchastegui, N., Hostert, P., & Bastin, J.-F. (2016). Using fragmentation to assess degradation of forest edges in Democratic Republic of Congo. Carbon Balance and Management, 11 (1). doi:10.1186/s13021-016-0054-9

Bastin, J.-F., Barbier, N., Réjou-Méchain, M., Fayolle, A., Gourlet-Fleury, S., Maniatis, D., de Haulleville, T., Baya, F., Beeckman, H., Beina, D., Couteron, P., Chuyong, G., Dauby, G., Doucet, J.-L., Droissart, V., Dufrêne, M., Ewango, C., Gillet, J.-F., Gonmadje, C., ... Bogaert, J. (17 August 2015). Seeing Central African forests through their largest trees. Scientific Reports, 5, 13156. doi:10.1038/srep13156

Bastin, J.-F., Fayolle, A., Tarelkin, Y., Van Den Bulcke, J., de Haulleville, T., Mortier, F., Van Acker, J., Bogaert, J., & De Cannière, C. (2015). Wood Specific Gravity Variations and Biomass of Central African Tree Species: The Simple Choice of the Outer Wood. PLoS ONE, 10, 0142146. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142146

Serckx, A., Huynen, M.-C., Bastin, J.-F., Hambuckers, A., Beudels-Jamar, R. C., Vimond, M., Raynaud, E., & Kühl, H. (2014). Nest grouping patterns of bonobos (Pan paniscus) in relation to fruit availability in a forest-savannah mosaic. PLoS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093742

Lewis, S. L., Sonké, B., Sunderland, T., Begne, S. K., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., van der Heijden, G. M. F., Phillips, O. L., Affum-Baffoe, K., Baker, T. R., Banin, L., Bastin, J.-F., Beeckman, H., Boeckx, P., Bogaert, J., De Cannière, C., Chezeaux, E., Clark, C. J., Collins, M., Djagbletey, G., ... Zemagho, L. (22 July 2013). Above-ground biomass and structure of 260 african tropical forests. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 368, 1-15. doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0295

Toyi, M. S., Barima, S., Mama, A., Andre, M., Bastin, J.-F., De Cannière, C., Sinsin, B., & Bogaert, J. (February 2013). Tree plantation will not compensate natural woody vegetation cover loss in the Atlantic department of Southern Benin. Tropicultura, 31 (1), 62-70.

Toyi, M. S., Bastin, J.-F., Andre, M., De Cannière, C., Sinsin, B., & Bogaert, J. (February 2013). Effets de lisière sur la productivité du teck (Tectona grandis L.f.): étude de cas des teckeraies privées du Sud-Bénin. Tropicultura, 31 (1), 71-77.

Oral presentations in conferences with scientific selection committee

Bastin, J.-F. (2018). The global tree carrying capacity (keynote) [Paper presentation]. 2018 Conference: Entering a New Era in Forest Observation and Analysis, College Park, United States.