Soil Physics Laboratory

Université Laval, Québec, Québec
What the facility does

Soil physics, reduction of contaminant transport and greenhouse gas emissions.

Areas of expertise

Soil physics, reduction of contaminant transport and greenhouse gas emissions, and waste usage.

Research services

Physical analysis of porous materials and greenhouse gas emissions

Specialized lab

Equipment

Function 

Soil physics

Environmentally controlled chamber

(-20°C)

Testing in a controlled environment for plants, soil and other. Used by various teams.

 

FTIR-OP

Analysis of above-ground gases over large distances (up to 500 m). Submitted to IRDA.

 

Cargo trailer

Trailer transported by a vehicle that will remain on site. Is set up to accommodate four people and instruments and has various power sources. Used by various teams.

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • McGill University