Emriver Research Instruments

Emriver Research Instruments

Steve has spent thousands of hours of R&D on our Emriver research instruments, including the sediment feeder, dye injector, groundwater system, and magnetic flow meter. He says “It’s nice when you build and wire, and load the code, and thousands of...

Some big shout-outs for Little River!

Some big shout-outs for Little River!

We’re thrilled that some of our friends and collaborators are using our models for great work in education, research and outreach, and blogging about it.  We get to work with some remarkable educators. Matt Kuchta has posted videos of his experiments in the...

Ice bedrock, knitting, and LRRD internationale.

Ice bedrock, knitting, and LRRD internationale.

All our days are interesting, but today was extra special. We sold our first Em2 model in Europe. We tested ice structures in a model and it was a huge success.  Here Lily adds dye to a chunk of ice. We began full scale production of the new Emriver Em2. And by...

Our happy first digital hydrograph!

Our happy first digital hydrograph!

Today we completed hardware and software for an electronic flow controller for our redesigned Em2. The little box you see here connects to the Em2’s pump and controls flow in the model. And it automatically runs hydrographs!  Teachers and students can run...

Electronics, fluid mechanics, and our new Em2.

Electronics, fluid mechanics, and our new Em2.

We’re wrapping up  the pumping part of our redesigned Em2.  The new model will use electronics to control a 12-volt pump and send flow rate data to an LCD display (and also to a PC via USB and possibly wireless connections). We’re using an...