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Colin Laroque PhD, PAg Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Professor, Soil Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Room 5C10, Agriculture Building

Research Area(s)

  • Past and future climates in Canada
  • Dendrology and dendrochronology
  • Dendroarchaeology
  • Dendrochemical investigations

Academic Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Victoria
  • M.Sc., University of Victoria
  • B.Sc., University of Saskatchewan

Selected Publications

Maillet, J., Laroque, L., and Bonsal, B.  2017.  A dendroclimatological assessment of shelterbelt trees in a moisture limited environment.  Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 237-238: 30-38.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.02.003

Amichev, B.Y., Bentham, M.J., Kulshreshtha, S.N., Laroque, C.P., Piwowar, J.M., and Van Rees, K.C.J.  2016.  Carbon sequestration and growth of six common tree and shrub shelterbelts in Saskatchewan, Canada.  Canadian Journal of Soil Science, 97(3): 368-381  https://doi.org/10.1139/cjss-2016-0107 

Amichev, B.Y., Bentham, M.J., Kurz, Y.A., Laroque, C.P., Kulshreshtha, S., Piwowar, J.M., and Van Rees, K.C.J.  2016.  Carbon sequestration by white spruce shelterbelts in Saskatchewan, Canada: 3PG and CBM-CFS3 model simulations.  Ecological Modelling, 325: 35-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2016.01.003

Danek, M., Bell, T., and Laroque, C.P.  2015.  Some considerations in the reconstruction of lead levels using laser ablation: lessons from the design stage of dendrochemistry study, St. John's, Canada.  Geochronometria, 42(1): 217-231.   https://doi.org/10.1515/geochr-2015-0024

Kershaw, G.G.L., Castleden, H., and Laroque, C.P.  2014.  An argument for ethical physical geography research on Indigenous landscapes in Canada.  The Canadian Geographer, 58(4): 393-399.  https://doi.org/10.1111/cag.12092

Courses Taught

  • ENVS 401 - Sustainability in Action