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 labEquipmentFunction
Dendroecology LaboratoryLarge 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 sawsHarvesting of wood samples
 Binocular loupes with digital camera 
 Olympus microscope 
Paleoecology LaboratoryRefrigerator 
  • Université du Québec à Montréal