Thermoplastic sedimentology.

Thermoplastic sedimentology.

I’m pretty sure our work with plastic media will never end. I’ll be 90 years old and still messing with the vagaries of color, cost, shape, density, and size. Though we’ve talked to a lot of sedimentologists, it just now occurred to me that...

Museums, grant writing, record rainfall in St. Louis.

Museums, grant writing, record rainfall in St. Louis.

We’re super busy these days–Cara and I are mostly working on resubmitting an NSF grant due in early January. We have collaborators at SIUC and a few other universities. This photo is typical–it’s such hard work, and has consumed many of my...

Stephanie Rhodes joins LRRD.

Stephanie Rhodes joins LRRD.

Another eventful week at LRRD–we’re bringing our resident Emriver Em4 into being, adding some media yesterday and running water through it for the first time. We don’t yet have the articulated base; it’s being built in St. Louis. But most...

Our in house Em4 moves forward.

Our in house Em4 moves forward.

Jesse put the finishing touches on a new pumpcart for our in-house Emriver Em4. He’s done a great job on this one. It features remote control dye injectors, and we’ve spent a lot of time on making it very quiet, which it is. Most pumps are noisy....

We host, build, ship, and design.

We host, build, ship, and design.

We have a lot going on now, and it’s all good. How about some pictures? Greg Wilkerson from SIUC brought a couple of his grad students by this week for a visit. Shipping an Emriver to Minnesota with our friends from Rodeway. A couple of very young researchers...