Our happy first digital hydrograph!

Our happy first digital hydrograph!

Today we completed hardware and software for an electronic flow controller for our redesigned Em2. The little box you see here connects to the Em2’s pump and controls flow in the model. And it automatically runs hydrographs!  Teachers and students can run...

New flow controller for the Emriver Em2!

New flow controller for the Emriver Em2!

Today we built the first street-ready model of the new Em2 flow controller. Months in the making, this open source electronic tool will allow precise control and measurement of water flow in the Emriver Em2. Out of the box it can control flow with up/down buttons, and...

Sagehen restoration workshop highlights.

Sagehen restoration workshop highlights.

> I’m back from a stream restoration workshop at the Sagehen Creek Field Station in California. Lily was a student and TA, and we both taught using an Emriver model. The Station’s run by Jeff Brown; his wife Faerthen works there too. It’s a...

Emriver model outreach in Alaska.

Emriver model outreach in Alaska.

The  Bureau of Land Management’s Glen Allen, Alaska field office has been using our Em2 model for outreach.  Here are a few photos. The young man teaching is Luke Ringger, a high school student who has a gift for working with younger kids, who look up to him...

Lily Hwang graduates.

Lily Hwang graduates.

Our Ecohydrologist  C. Lily Hwang graduates from SIUC today.  She earns an MS in Forestry, with honors (as usual.)  Lily joined us back in May. Speaking for the rest of LRRD, my wife Kate, and I’m sure a lot of other people:  Lily, you’re awesome.  Here...