Gravel roads, NSF, dumpster diving, IGERT students.

Gravel roads, NSF, dumpster diving, IGERT students.

A few photos from today’s work. Little River Research & Design is on a roll.  Like the kind I remember on gravel roads in Arkansas way back, mostly great fun but with seriously unpleasant jolts. Bumps like a rejection from NSF last week. And very cool stuff...

SIUC stream ecology lab at LRRD.

SIUC stream ecology lab at LRRD.

Today Checo Colon-Gaud brought his SIUC advanced stream ecology class to LRRD for a lab.  Checo (holding before and after signs) is an NSF-funded postdoc famously featured in our Em2 video. I talked about our work and urban stream restoration.  Then the students moved...

Em4 installation at St. Louis University.

Em4 installation at St. Louis University.

We installed an Emriver Em4 model at the St. Louis University (SLU) Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences on Friday. Several faculty members there are interested in the model. Since we’re only two hours away, and there really is no substitute for seeing...

Extreme accomplishment at LRRD.

Extreme accomplishment at LRRD.

I haven’t done an update in a while, so fans of LRRD, here goes: We have several potential Em4 clients now, and are very excited to be installing one at a university in Missouri next week (can’t quite say who yet). We designed the Em4 to be adapted to both...

SIUC stream ecology class meets the Em4.

SIUC stream ecology class meets the Em4.

Matt Whiles brought his graduate stream ecology class to LRRD today for a short lecture and a couple of hours with our river models. This is the first time visiting class we’ve had since we installed our Em4, and we had a great time. I always enjoy working with...