Dendrochronology Laboratory

Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Rapide-Danseur, Québec
What the facility does

Research in the fields of dendrochronology and paleoecology.

Area(s) of Expertise

Analyses of climate tree growth, current and past natural disruptions affecting boreal forests, macro-remains and Holocene carbons.

Research Services

Dating and measurement of annual tree growth

Sectors of Application
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

Description of function

Dendroecology Laboratory

Large industrial sander (6 x 158 inch belt)

 

 

Industrial sander (6 x 48 inch belt)

 

 

Band saw

 

 

Velmex tree ring measurement system (3)

 

 

Olympus SX40/SZ61 stereomicroscopes

 

 

Olympus BX41 microscope

 

 

Leica RM2245 rotary microtome

 

 

Image analysis system (software: Cybis CooRecorder & CDendro, Regent WinCELL, WinSEEDLE, WinStem, WinCell, WinFolia)

 

 

Chain saws

Harvesting of wood samples

 

Binocular loupes with digital camera

 

 

Olympus microscope

 

 

Incubator/agitator

 

 

Centrifuge

 

Paleoecology Laboratory

Refrigerator

 

  • Université du Québec à Montréal