Most of my articles are downloadable directly from this page, as pdf files. These are:

Caut S., Angulo E. & Courchamp F. 2008. Avoiding surprise effects on Surprise Island: alien species control in a multi-trophic level perspective. Biological Invasions. In press.

Angulo E., Deves A.-L., Saint Jalmes M. & Courchamp F. Fatal attraction: Rare species in the spotlight. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Biological Sciences. In press.

Gault A., Meinard Y. & Courchamp F. 2008. Consumers' taste for rarity drives sturgeons to extinction. Conservation Letters. 1(5): 199-207.

Caut S., Angulo E. & Courchamp F. 2008. Variation in discrimination factors (∆15N & ∆13C): the effect of diet isotopic values and aplications for diet reconstruction. Journal of Applied Ecology. In press.

Rasmussen G.S.A., Gusset M. & Courchamp F. & Macdonald D.W. 2008. Achilles Heel of Sociality Revealed by Energetic Poverty Trap in Cursorial Hunters. American Naturalist. 172(4): 508-18.

Hall R.J., Milner-Gulland E.J. & Courchamp F. 2008. Endangering the endangered: the effects of perceived rarity on species exploitation. Conservation Letters. 1(2):75-81.

Caut S., Angulo E. & Courchamp F. 2008. Dietary shift of an invasive predator and endangered prey: rats, seabirds and sea turtles. Journal of Applied Ecology. 45: 428-437.

Caut S., Angulo E. & Courchamp F. 2008. Caution on isotopic model use for analyses of consumer diet: effect of discrimination factors. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86(5): 438-445.

Caut S., Angulo E. & Courchamp F. 2008. Discrimination factors (∆15N and ∆13C) in an omnivorous consumer: effect of diet isotopic ratio Functional Ecology 22(2): 255-263.

P. Rivalan, A. M. Rosser*, V. Delmas*, E. Angulo*, L. S. Bull, R. J. Hall, N. Leader-Williams & F. Courchamp. 2007. Can bans stimulate wildlife trade? Nature 447: 529-530. (* co-second authors)

Caut S., Casanovas J.G., Virgos E., Lozano J., Witmer G.W., & Courchamp F. 2007. Rats dying for mice: modelling the competitor release effect. Austral Ecology 32: 858-868.

Deredec A., Berec, L., Boukal, D.S. & Courchamp F. 2007. Are non-sexual models appropriate for predicting the impact of virus-vectored immunocontraception ? Journal of Theoretical Biology 250(2): 281-290.

Deredec A. & Courchamp F. 2007. Importance of the Allee effect for reintroductions. Ecoscience 14(4) : 440-451.

Fauvergue X., Malausa J.-C., Giuge L. & Courchamp F. 2007. Invading parasitoids suffer no Allee effect: a manipulative field experiment. Ecology 88(9): 2392-2403

Angulo E., Roemer G., Berec L., Gascoigne J. & Courchamp F. 2007. Double Allee effects and the decline of the critically endangered island fox. Conservation Biology 21(4): 1082-1091.

Berec L., Angulo E. & Courchamp F. 2007. Multiple Allee effects and population management. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22(4): 185-191.

Courchamp F., E. Angulo, P. Rivalan, R. Hall, L. Signoret, L. Bull & Y. Meinard. 2006. Value of rarity and species extinction: the anthropogenic Allee effect. PLoS Biology 4(12): e415. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040415.

Caut S., Roemer G., Donlan J. & Courchamp F. 2006. Coupling Stable Isotopes with Bioenergetics to Estimate Interspecific Interactions. Ecological Applications 16(5) : 1893-1900.

Deredec A. & Courchamp F. 2006. Combined impacts of Allee effects and parasitism. Oikos 112: 667-679.

Courchamp F. & Caut S. 2005. Use of biological invasions and their control to study the dynamics of interacting populations. In Conceptual ecology and invasions biology. M.W. Cadotte, S.M. McMahon & T. Fukami (eds) Springer, 253-279.

Courchamp F., Woodroffe R. & Roemer G. 2003. Removing Protected Populations to Save Endangered Species. Science 302, 5650 : 1532 (+ reply).

Deredec A. & Courchamp F. 2003. Extinction thresholds in host-parasite dynamics. Annales Zoologici Fennici 40: 115-130.

Courchamp F., Chapuis J.-L. & Pascal M. 2003. Mammal invaders on islands: impact, control and control impact. Biological Reviews 78: 347-383.

Roemer G., Donlan J. & Courchamp F. 2002. Golden eagles, feral pigs, and insular carnivores: How exotic species turn native predators into prey. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99(2): 791-796.

Courchamp F., Rasmussen G. & Macdonald D. 2002. Small pack size imposes a trade-off between hunting and pup guarding in the painted hunting dog Lycaon pictus. Behavioral Ecology 13(1): 20-27.

Courchamp F. & Macdonald D. 2001. Crucial importance of pack size in African wild dogs Lycaon pictus. Animal Conservation 4: 169-174.

Courchamp F., Grenfell B. & Clutton-Brock T. 2000. Multipack dynamics and the Allee effect in African wild dogs Lycaon pictus. Animal Conservation 3(4) : 277-286.

Courchamp F., & Cornell S.. 2000. Modelling Virus Vectored Immunocontraception to control cats introduced onto islands. Journal of Applied Ecology 37: 903-913.

Courchamp F., Say L. & Pontier D. 2000. Transmission of Feline Immunodeficiency in a population of cats (Felis catus). Wildlife Research 27: 603-611. 

Courchamp F., Grenfell B. & Clutton-Brock T. 2000. Impact of natural enemies on obligate cooperators. OIKOS 91/2 : 311-322. 

Courchamp F., Grenfell B. & Clutton-Brock T. 1999. Population dynamics of obligate cooperators. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Biological Sciences 266: 557-564. 

Courchamp F., Clutton-Brock T. & Grenfell B. 1999. Inverse density dependence and the Allee effect. Trends in Ecology and Evolution14: 405-410. 

Courchamp F., Langlais M. & Sugihara G. 1999. Cats protecting birds: modelling the mesopredator release effect. Journal of Animal Ecology 68: 282-292.

Courchamp F., Langlais M. & Sugihara G. 1999. Rabbits killing birds: modelling the hyperpredation process. Journal of Animal Ecology 69: 154-164.

Courchamp F., Langlais M. & Sugihara G. 1999. Control of rabbits to protect birds against cat predation. Biological Conservation 89: 219-225. 

Courchamp F. & Sugihara G. 1999. Biological control of alien predator populations to protect native island prey species from extinction. Ecological Application 9: 112-123. 

Kokko H., Helle, Lindström J., Ranta E., Sipilä & Courchamp F. 1999. Backcasting population sizes of Ringed and Grey Seals in the Baltic and Lake Saimaa during the 20th century. Annales Zoologici Fennici 36: 65-73.

Courchamp F., Artois M., Yoccoz N. & Pontier D. 1998. Epidemiology of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus within a rural cat population. Epidemiology and Infection 121: 227-238.

Pontier D., Fromont E., Courchamp F., Artois M. & Yoccoz N. 1998. Retroviruses and sexual size dimorphism in domestic cats (Felis catus L.). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Biological Sciences 265: 167-173.

Fromont E., Artois M., Langlais M., Courchamp F. & Pontier D. 1997. Modelling the Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) in a natural population of cats (Felis catus). Theoretical Population Biology 52: 60-70.

Courchamp F., Suppo C., Fromont E. & Bouloux C. 1997. Dynamics of two feline retroviruses (FIV and FeLV) within one population of cats. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Biological Sciences 264: 785-794.

Courchamp F., Pontier D., Langlais M. & Artois M. 1995. Population dynamics of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus within populations of cats. Journal of Theoretical Biology 175/4 : 553-560.

Courchamp F. 1996. Epidemiological study of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus in domestic cat populations (Felis catus University Claude Bernard Lyon-I Ph. D. Thesis. (English version)

Courchamp F. 1996. Etude de l'épidémiologie du Virus de l'Immunodéficience Féline dans les populations naturelles de chats domestiques (Felis catus Thèse de Doctorat, Université Claude Bernard Lyon-I. (Version Française)

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