Takuvik was created in January 2011 through a partnership between University Laval (- Canada) and le Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique ( - France) as a joint laboratory studying the Arctic ecosystems. Takuvik's scientific program is designed to study the impact of ongoing climatic and anthropogenic changes on Arctic marine and terrestrial ecosystems and geosystems. The , is one of the keystones of the program. Takuvik is located at UL, in Québec City, Canada, where the CNRS employees are working on a full-time basis. CNRS has about 25 such joint laboratories around the world.
The French President Francois Hollande, Ministers Laurent Fabius and Najat Vallaud-Belkacem visited our team on November 4, 2014. More pictures....
Reference : Takuvik Joint International Laboratory, Université Laval (Canada) – CNRS (France), Département de Biologie and Québec-Océan, Université Laval, Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon 1045, avenue de la Médecine, Local 2078, G1V 0A6, Canada