About the Authors

Eric Marcon

eric.marcon@ecofog.gf

Affiliation AgroParisTech, UMR Écologie des Forêts de Guyane, Kourou Cedex, France

Ivan Scotti

Affiliation INRA, UMR Écologie des Forêts de Guyane, Kourou Cedex, France

Bruno Hérault

Affiliation CIRAD, UMR Écologie des Forêts de Guyane, Kourou Cedex, France

Vivien Rossi

Affiliation CIRAD, UMR Écologie des Forêts de Guyane, Kourou Cedex, France

Gabriel Lang

Affiliations AgroParisTech, UMR 518 Math. Info. Appli., Paris, France, INRA, UMR 518 Math. Info. Appli., Paris, France

Competing Interests

Co-author Bruno Hérault is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Wrote the paper: EM. Developed the core methods: EM. Contributed to methods: IS BH VR GL. Wrote the R code: EM BH.