Agriculture and Forestry
CENTRE FOR STUDIES ON ALPINE ENVIRONMENT
Patent of our University, it is a particular tool that allows a rapid and easy collection of wood micro-cores from the tree stem, for the subsequent microscope analisys.
Sapflow measurements in tree and shrub using thermal dissipation sensors (Granier type), built in the lab.
Collection of book-like storage boxes, handmade in the nineteenth century, or even before considering the style.
Every "book" represents all the peculiarities of a tree, from the seed to the wood.
Several stations in the Dolomites area measure micro-meteorological parameters and ecological factors along an altitudinla gradient from the sub-montane level to the treeline.
Rings width analysis at macro and micro scale, to date the wood samples and asses the ecological factors action on the tree growth.
SOIL PROFILES COLLECTION
At the institute there are dozens of soil samples coming from the Alpine area and Italy, everyone stored in a special box with a dimension of 40 x 15 cm.