Urban stream work with Inter-fluve.

Urban stream work with Inter-fluve.

Nobody’s measured it, but I’m sure tens of thousands of miles of small urban channels have the unresolved problems I study. I’ve just finished a couple of days in the field with Nick Nelson of Inter-fluve.  We’re doing a geomorphic study of a...

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...

2,300 miles, no problems.

2,300 miles, no problems.

It’s nice to be home. Cara and I started at 6:30 Detroit time, (5:30 Carbondale) this morning, hoping to get a final bit of field work done. The bottom fell out as we reached the site, so we retreated to a coffee shop (photos) and watched the Motor City power...

38,000 feet of urban stream.

38,000 feet of urban stream.

I was tasked with summarizing all the work I’ve done in Maryland Heights, Missouri today. I worked there furiously from about 1995 until 2001. It was very important for me, and led to my move to St. Louis and meeting Kate, among other things. I had to search a...