A monster grant proposal done.

A monster grant proposal done.

We completed and filed our NSF proposal today. Between this and last year’s submission (funny post here), I’ve spent at least 300 hours on it, and Cara has probably spent nearly that many. Ten for me just yesterday. This is a big investment for LRRD. The...

Intuition and fluid mechanics.

Intuition and fluid mechanics.

Our Emriver models originated with the problem of teaching laypeople (mostly landowners along streams in Missouri) about river processes that are horribly counter intuitive. For example, that removing gravel from an Ozark stream can have upstream effects. Here’s...

New Em4 video.

New Em4 video.

Amid all the GSA hubbub, I almost forgot to mention the new Em4 video I put together last week. See our Emriver video page here. This model has some awesome capabilities! For those not following closely, the Em4, which is 12 ft (about 4 meters) long, is a large,...

LRRD at the Houston GSA meeting

LRRD at the Houston GSA meeting

After much work and planning Jesse and I are in Houston, ready to display the Emriver and our other products and talents at the annual Geological Society of America conference. This one is being held jointly with several other groups, including the Soil Science...

LRRD in photos

LRRD in photos

Kate handed off a nasty SIU Student Health virus and I’ve been sick for nearly a week. You’d think I’d feel like posting, but I didn’t. All good now. Briefly, Jesse and Cara pose with our beautiful new graphics for the GSA conference next...