LABORATORY FACILITIES

The laboratory facilities of the School represent an extensive array of modern equipment for research. The many available research tools include optical equipment, electronic instrumentation for a wide variety of uses, gas chromatographs, spectrophotometers, and physical test equipment. Specific laboratories are designed to study soil chemistry and soil physics, hydrology, polymer chemistry, meteorology, tree physiology, genetics, wood and extractives chemistry, physics of fibrous composites, applied mechanics, wood process technology, pathology, entomology, horticultural physiology, and horticultural plant materials.

The School's computing facilities include a micro computer laboratory equipped with state-of-the-art personal computers with ethernet connections with the main UW computers, micro computer systems dedicated to a specific research area, and micro computers at Pack Forest.


The following cost centers provide laboratory services to researchers and the general public:

Analytical Service Center

Paper Science and Engineering Laboratory