SIUC helps LRRD load for GSA!

SIUC helps LRRD load for GSA!

  Today, after months of planning and preparation, we loaded a sixteen-foot truck bound for GSA-Minneapolis. SIUC students from all over campus formed human forklifts to muscle the big Em4 on board. From forestry, geography, geology, zoology, and fisheries, and...

Emriver Em4 coded media and CRP updates.

Emriver Em4 coded media and CRP updates.

Draft, delta building and stratigraphy, Emriver Em4 model. from Steve Gough on Vimeo. We are moving fast with our Em4 work, partly in preparation for GSA in Minneapolis, where I’ll be giving a talk about use of color coded by size (CCS) media and also Close...

Fun with cardboard (and geomorphology).

Fun with cardboard (and geomorphology).

We’re a little loopy at LRRD now, from both overwork and excitement. Today we moved the Em4 model we hauled to GSA-Denver off a truck and into our lab. The rules of hydraulic similitude dictated a 4-meter length for the Em4.  It’s about the size of a car...

Home from Denver at last.

Home from Denver at last.

After something like 17 hours of solo big truck driving, I made it home today. (Lily, next time I will take you up on your offer to go along!)  I’m beyond exhausted, but it was an incredibly satisfying trip. I picked up aluminum parts for a few more of the new...

GSA Denver summary:  We had a blast!

GSA Denver summary: We had a blast!

We had a marvelous time at GSA–everybody worked so hard; thanks to my wife Kate, to Lily and Meriam, and also to Andrew Podoll, a treasured collaborator; here you see the entire crew. I really enjoyed watching Lily work with kids who dropped by.  She has so many...