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
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Equity and the City
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