SIUC stream ecology class meets the Em4.

SIUC stream ecology class meets the Em4.

Matt Whiles brought his graduate stream ecology class to LRRD today for a short lecture and a couple of hours with our river models. This is the first time visiting class we’ve had since we installed our Em4, and we had a great time. I always enjoy working with...

A monster grant proposal done.

A monster grant proposal done.

We completed and filed our NSF proposal today. Between this and last year’s submission (funny post here), I’ve spent at least 300 hours on it, and Cara has probably spent nearly that many. Ten for me just yesterday. This is a big investment for LRRD. The...

Museums, grant writing, record rainfall in St. Louis.

Museums, grant writing, record rainfall in St. Louis.

We’re super busy these days–Cara and I are mostly working on resubmitting an NSF grant due in early January. We have collaborators at SIUC and a few other universities. This photo is typical–it’s such hard work, and has consumed many of my...

We host, build, ship, and design.

We host, build, ship, and design.

We have a lot going on now, and it’s all good. How about some pictures? Greg Wilkerson from SIUC brought a couple of his grad students by this week for a visit. Shipping an Emriver to Minnesota with our friends from Rodeway. A couple of very young researchers...

October bonfire.

October bonfire.

Karen Renzaglia hosted another great harvest party with a visible-from-outer-space bonfire (last year’s).Here she is. Kate and I designed and launched a nice little fire raft onto the pond. We all had fun paddling out in the dark to replenish it. The African...