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...

Geoscience teaching from another perspective.

Geoscience teaching from another perspective.

  No post for nearly a month here.  I’ve been overwhelmed with filling orders for our new Em2 geomodels.  Our latest big challenge has been shipping logistics. Not geology, exactly, but creating cutting-edge equipment and delivering it (undamaged, please,...

Full scale Emriver Em2 shipment begins!

Full scale Emriver Em2 shipment begins!

We’re in full effect now on Em2 shipment; all the kinks are out and we hope to get a model to everybody on the waiting list by the end of November.  We hope the overseas shipments won’t be far behind. If you haven’t been following, we’ve...

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...

Our first Em2(x) model ships!

Our first Em2(x) model ships!

After many months of research and design we shipped our first redesigned Emriver Em2 (which we call the Em2x at the lab). We’re in full production mode, all the kinks are out and we’re building models.  And have a lot of orders to fill (thanks!)...