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BAGAP research unit

Véronique Beaujouan's Personal Page



Phone: +33 2 41 22 55 10 • Email:

Address: AGROCAMPUS OUEST, Département MilPPaT, 2 rue André Le Nôtre, 49045 Angers Cedex 01, France

Expertise: Geomatics applied to landscape planning

Keywords: Geographic Information System (GIS), Landscape indicators, Ecology, Rural-Urban gradient, Semi-natural habitats 


Ph.D.: Hydrological modelling and nitrogen transfers in soli and groundwater

Current Research Topics

Landscape dynamics study with a focus on semi-natural habitats under anthropic pression:

  • Urban-rural gradient (temporal and spatial); relation to semi-natural habitats
  • Use of geomatics and teledetection to understand landscape organisation and evolution
  • Influence of spatial organisation of landscapes (fragmentation, connectivity, landuse and landcover types…) on biodiversity.
Current Projects
  • URBIO - Biodiversity of urban areas
  • N4C - Nature for City
  • Beautour Gretia
Participation in Networks

Plante et Cité

Teaching experience

Lecturer in geomatics applied to landscape architecture and landscape planning at Agrocampus Ouest / Angers campus.

The major part of my teaching skills lays on GIS teaching, from bases at the licence level to application in landscape study and planning in master's degree, in different types of landscape (sea side, urban, etc.). I help students during the diagnostics phasis or landscape project.


Peer-reviewed Articles

Pithon J.A., Beaujouan V., Daniel H., Pain G., et Vallet, J. 2016. Are vineyards important habitats for birds at local or landscape scales? Basic and Applied Ecology 17, 240–251.

Cochard A., Pithon J., Jagaille M., Beaujouan V., Pain G., et Daniel H., 2017. Grassland plant species occurring in extensively managed road verges are filtered by urban environments. Plant Diversity & Ecology 10, 217–229.

Balbi M., Ernoult A., Poli P., Madec L., Guiller A., Martin M.-C., Nabucet J., Beaujouan V., et Petit E., 2018. Functional connectivity in replicated urban landscape in the land snail (Cornu aspersum). Molecular Ecology.

Duflot R., Daniel H., Aviron S., Alignier A., Beaujouan V., Burel F., Cochard A., Ernoult A., Pain G., Pithon J., 2018. Adjacent woodlands rather than habitat connectivity influence grassland plant, carabid and bird assemblages in farmland landscapes. Biodiversity and Conservation, 1–18.

Oral and Poster Communications

Beaujouan V. et Pain G., 2017. Mobilisation de la géomatique dans l’identification et la caractérisation de la Trame Verte Urbaine. SEMINAIRE Trame Verte et Bleue en Contexte Urbain URCPIE. Oral com.Angers. 23 June 2017.

Beaujouan V., Daniel H. et Kopf, M., 2014. Evolution et potentiel écologique des espaces arborés sous l’influence du phénomène d’urbanisation - Angers, Nantes et Rennes. « Télédétection de la biodiversité : état des lieux et perspectives » - Séminaire conjoint à la conférence SAGEO’2014. Grenoble. 24 November 2014.

Jagaille M., Beaujouan V., Pain G., Pithon J., Daniel H. et Cochard A., 2015. Quantifying vegetation areas according to urban gradient: An analytic framework for urban studies. European Vegetation Survey 24th workshop. Oral com. Rennes (France). 8 May 2015.

Duflot R., Beaujouan V., Cochard A., Daniel H., Jagaille M., Pain Pithon J., 2016. The influence of landscape context on plant and bird communities in grasslands along an urban-rural gradient. 46th gfö Annual Meeting. Oral com.Marburg (Germany). 5 September 2016.

Daniel H., Cochard A., Clerbois C., Beaujouan V., Bulot A., Pain Pithon J., 2017. Influence de la gestion et du gradient ville-campagne sur la flore des espaces herbacés. ÉCOVÉG13- Congrès international francophone en écologie végétale. Poster. Québec (Canada). 10 September 2017