A modular and portable system perfect for research and teaching of river dynamic principles.
|Dimensions||3 m x 1 m (9.8 ft x 3.2 ft)|
Can be powered with a deep-cycle 12V battery.
|Water||151 L (40 gal)|
|Media Amount||108 kg (240 lb)|
|Media Type||Non color-coded
(can upgrade to color-coded)
|Base Options||Static, single, and dual-tilt|
|System Also Includes||Reservoirs, pump, power supply, flow controller. Modeling accessories: Measuring tape, quartz and plastic stones and rocks, acrylic shapes to simulate culverts, plastic vegetation, dye injection bottles for visualizing flow, scoops, and scrapers. User and laboratory manual, river geomorphology DVD.|
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UPGRADES – Modular options that can be added at any time.
- Color-coded-by-size modeling media
- Research instruments
- Tilting Base
– Upgrade to a single-axis tilt or dual-axis tilt base to simulate river processes on a greater variety of landscapes. The tilting bases allow rapid changes in river valley slope and flow velocity which expand the capabilities of our models, allowing study of tectonic controls on river form, sedimentology, and delta geomorphology.
– Single tilt allows modification of the slope. Dual tilt allows modification of the slope and roll.
– Tilting is controlled by hand cranks.
See the Applications for Science and Teaching pages for examples of how to use the Em3.
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A robust, modular research system capable of a wide array of geomorphological simulations such as floodplains, delta formation, groundwater processes and sediment transport.
Optimized for ease of setup, use and portability; perfect for demonstrating river science and conservation principles to audiences of all ages and educational backgrounds.