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








Paleoecology Laboratory



  • Université du Québec à Montréal