Saving trees in an incised urban stream.

Saving trees in an incised urban stream.

Cara and I spent a couple of days doing a geomorphic analysis of an urban stream in O’Fallon, Missouri (just west of St. Louis) last week. This one is deeply incised into a Missouri River Pleistocene terrace and is threatening some houses. But is has one thing...

Michael Campana visits LRRD.

Michael Campana visits LRRD.

Michael Campana, Director of the Institute for Water and Watersheds at Oregon State University, was in Carbondale today to speak as part of the SIUC Center for Ecology’s seminar series, and stopped by LRRD to see our models. He introduced us to...

Some very green monkeys.

Some very green monkeys.

Here Stephanie (our new business manager), Cara, and Jesse hear, see, and speak no over-packaging evil. After lots of work, mostly on Jesse’s part, we’ve refined the Em2’s shipping configuration. We’re very proud of the minimal...

Emriver Em2 video completed.

Emriver Em2 video completed.

Over the weekend I finished a three-minute video overview of our Emriver Em2. I spent a lot of time on this; we built special lights and rearranged the workshop to shoot it. I’ve never actually shot a serious movie like this with two-camera shots, a script, and...

Cara off to RRNW, more media work.

Cara off to RRNW, more media work.

We worked on modeling media issues this week, this time on methods to wash it to remove dust and other debris. Here Cara and Jesse agitate a batch. The street value of the exotic color-coded-by-size media in the buckets you see here beside an Em4 box is about $6,000....