We do science.

We do science.

First a photo of the lunar eclipse last night, through the trees at our house–on one of the few clear nights we’ve seen lately. We have a lot going on, it’s good time to list it. Cara and I got to be scientists today–answering some complex...

Fluvial geomorphology and LRRD is busy!

Fluvial geomorphology and LRRD is busy!

Nicholas Pinter brought his grad students over today for a lunch discussion of the recent Walter and Merrits article in Science (bunch of links here). What a pleasure, and doesn’t our office look nice? Nicholas and Jonathan Remo (latter handing paper to former)...

River model design.  Research and design!

River model design. Research and design!

We’re designing a larger river model, now code-named the em4, and are testing pumps. Pumping and filtration are big challenges–the plastic media we use is an industrial abrasive. Great for modeling, hell on pumps. Pumps are complex devices with...

Prototyping.  Reading a vernier scale. Video.

Prototyping. Reading a vernier scale. Video.

We’re working on a larger version of the Emriver, and I can’t say much more about that now except that it involves things like studying gear drives and whether or not you can seal an aluminum box with rivets v. welding. Here’s a severely censored...

Emriver Internationale and prototyping.

Emriver Internationale and prototyping.

Our Emriver national ads are debuting, notably in Fisheries, this week, and emails are coming in. A very nice one from Quebec today, last week one from Australia. Anybody know how to ship a couple of pallets to the other side of the globe? Dayna and Cara worked the...