GSA in Portland Thursday

GSA in Portland Thursday

Wow, what to say about GSA this year? It was a great meeting for LRRD, we made many new friends and people flocked to our booth and praised the Emriver Em2 there. This makes the hard work of running a business worth it, and reminds me why we do it. Janine Castro...

GSA in Portland Sunday

GSA in Portland Sunday

Wow, what a day. It began very early, with a couple hundred geologists waiting at the Pioneer Square stop for a train that took an hour to arrive; with a talk at 11, I had plenty of slack, but others had to scramble for cabs. Somebody forgot that not many people want...

LRRD at AFS Nashville.

LRRD at AFS Nashville.

We’re at the annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society(AFS) in Nashville now. Though the depressed economy has attendance down to about 1,500 (half last year’s), we’re having a great time. Our booth, featuring an Emriver Em2, is getting a lot...

A wonderful book on water lifting devices.

A wonderful book on water lifting devices.

Water Lifting Devices, by P.L. Fraenkel and Jeremy Thake. My wife Kate loves libraries, and on one of our recent trips to the newly remodeled Morris Library at SIUC, I happened to spot this book. I’ve done innumerable internet searches on pumps and related...

Emriver Em2 video completed.

Emriver Em2 video completed.

Over the weekend I finished a three-minute video overview of our Emriver Em2. I spent a lot of time on this; we built special lights and rearranged the workshop to shoot it. I’ve never actually shot a serious movie like this with two-camera shots, a script, and...