Tectonics Research and Applications for Emriver Models

Tectonics Research and Applications for Emriver Models

Blog Post by Steve Grimmer, Artist Mechanic at LRRD I’ve recently stumbled upon some fascinating blog posts by Philip S. Prince of the Virginia Division of Geology and Mineral Resources posted on Virginia Tech’s excellent GeoModels website for their Active Tectonics...

Emriver Research Instruments

Emriver Research Instruments

Steve has spent thousands of hours of R&D on our Emriver research instruments, including the sediment feeder, dye injector, groundwater system, and magnetic flow meter. He says “It’s nice when you build and wire, and load the code, and thousands of...

Some big shout-outs for Little River!

Some big shout-outs for Little River!

We’re thrilled that some of our friends and collaborators are using our models for great work in education, research and outreach, and blogging about it.  We get to work with some remarkable educators. Matt Kuchta has posted videos of his experiments in the Em2...

Ice bedrock, knitting, and LRRD internationale.

Ice bedrock, knitting, and LRRD internationale.

All our days are interesting, but today was extra special. We sold our first Em2 model in Europe. We tested ice structures in a model and it was a huge success.  Here Lily adds dye to a chunk of ice. We began full scale production of the new Emriver Em2. And by far...

Our happy first digital hydrograph!

Our happy first digital hydrograph!

Today we completed hardware and software for an electronic flow controller for our redesigned Em2. The little box you see here connects to the Em2’s pump and controls flow in the model. And it automatically runs hydrographs!  Teachers and students can run...