Normal noises at Little River Research.

Normal noises at Little River Research.

We’ve been busy at LRRD the past few weeks, planning consulting jobs (we’re mapping the Cache River this fall), conference travel, and finalizing the complete redesign of our Em2 model. It seems every day brings an important decision (Do we spent ~$10K, at...

Emriver outreach in southern lllinois.

Emriver outreach in southern lllinois.

We’re super busy at LRRD with consulting work, redesign of the Em2 model, and other projects. And anxiously awaiting word on the NSF proposal we submitted in January. If we’re funded we’ll be doing a lot more work like this, but for now it’s...

In praise of buttonbush for river restoration.

In praise of buttonbush for river restoration.

Imagine it’s March, late in the season for planting rooted seedling trees in the Midwest.  You see hundreds of  #2 pencil-sized twigs, each with a few pitiful roots on one end, laying in the sun on a stream restoration site in suburban St. Louis. ...

Research and development at LRRD.

Research and development at LRRD.

I’m way overdue on an LRRD progress report:  We’re doing research and development on several fronts, including sensors and methods for full motion controlled models.  In English that means that things like valley slope, water and sediment...

Urban stream work with Inter-fluve.

Urban stream work with Inter-fluve.

Nobody’s measured it, but I’m sure tens of thousands of miles of small urban channels have the unresolved problems I study. I’ve just finished a couple of days in the field with Nick Nelson of Inter-fluve.  We’re doing a geomorphic study...