Dendrochronology Laboratory

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

Research in the fields of dendrochronology and paleoecology.

Areas 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
Specialized lab Equipment 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  
Paleoecology Laboratory Refrigerator  
  • Université du Québec à Montréal