Emriver outreach in southern lllinois.

Emriver outreach in southern lllinois.

We’re super busy at LRRD with consulting work, redesign of the Em2 model, and other projects. And anxiously awaiting word on the NSF proposal we submitted in January. If we’re funded we’ll be doing a lot more work like this, but for now it’s...

Kids, not consultants, design the new Em2 model.

Kids, not consultants, design the new Em2 model.

We’re nearly finished with a complete redesign of our Em2 model.  Here’s detail of a wood/acrylic mock up of the new legs. How to design.   Hire consultants?  For a small project, the finding/contracting can dwarf time spent on actual work.  I have to...

Emriver outreach for the young and old.

Emriver outreach for the young and old.

We’ve had a busy couple of weeks with our Emriver Em2.  First, Andrew Podoll,  an NSF-funded geology/education GK-12 HEART fellow at SIUC, borrowed the Em2 for a student research event.  It was a huge hit with the kids, as you can see. Last weekend I hauled to...

River models and young students; redesign continues.

River models and young students; redesign continues.

Last week Andrew Podoll , a graduate fellow working with SIUC’s NSF-funded GK-12 Heartland Ecological/Environmental Academic Research Training (HEART) borrowed one of our Em2 models for a local elementary school’s “science night.”  He and the...

Research at SUNY using our Emriver Em2 model.

Research at SUNY using our Emriver Em2 model.

Ted Endreny at SUNY’s Environmental Science and Forestry program is one of our most enthusiatic Emriver Em2 users. He and grad student Bangshuai Han have done some very interesting work on meander cutoffs and groundwater interactions using an Emriver Em2 and...