38,000 feet of urban stream.

38,000 feet of urban stream.

I was tasked with summarizing all the work I’ve done in Maryland Heights, Missouri today. I worked there furiously from about 1995 until 2001. It was very important for me, and led to my move to St. Louis and meeting Kate, among other things. I had to search a...

Keeping some houses out of the river today.

Keeping some houses out of the river today.

I worked in St. Louis County (Missouri) today to look at the geomorphology of a creek threatening a few houses. As is often the case, this one is a political stew and I can’t say much more except that this was a bad spot for a subdivision. But of course the...

Carbondale locked in ice, more consulting work.

Carbondale locked in ice, more consulting work.

I sent off our ad for the back cover of the Journal of Geoscience Education today. We had perhaps a record number of Emriver inquiries today–our second ad in the J. of Soil and Water Conservation is out. But some of these came from a mailing we sent in November....

Carbondale winter roller coster.

Carbondale winter roller coster.

Here’s a view out our window at home across the frozen pond (and past a couple of tropical plants). Nice to see the sun after a few days of heavy overcast. The other photo is of a pine seedling in the yard. I was finally well enough to go into work a bit today,...

Rosgen Tax, ice cube relays, and operations.

Rosgen Tax, ice cube relays, and operations.

I’m working on the geomorphology of routing a bike trail across Hinkson Creek in Columbia, Missouri. I have a lot of fond old colleagues in the Missouri Dept. of Conservation’s fisheries research unit there. Prototyping is going great, you can see some...