LAEQ is staffed with three professors and supervises some fifteen students and research trainees.



LAEQ is currently supported by three research grants.

Research projects


LAEQ offers state-of-the-art instruments and a data analysis laboratory on the urban environment.

LAEQ Infrastructure

Management team

Philippe Apparicio

Philippe Apparicio

Full Professor
INRS Urbanisation Culture Société

Research areas:

  • Environmental justice, air pollution, road traffic noise, urban quality of life, poverty, residential segregation
  • Spatial analysis, geographical information systems, remote sensing, spatial data fusion, web cartography
Anne-Marie Séguin

Anne-Marie Séguin

Full Professor
INRS Urbanisation Culture Société

Research areas: 

  • Poverty and social exclusion, segregation, socio-spatial aspects of aging, social urban policy
  • Methodology of research, mixed methods