Modeling media research–the fine color coded fraction.

Modeling media research–the fine color coded fraction.

We’re continuing our research on low density modeling media.  The mix we usually use tapers out at around 0.5mm on the fine end, but clearly adding smaller particles has a big effect on behavior in movable bed models.  This fraction fills the interstitial spaces...

How to give a good presentation.

How to give a good presentation.

I’ve just finished reading Callan Bentley’s post on how to give a good talk, along with many good comments at his new venue,  Mountain Beltway. Go there and read it!  Here are a few slides to support the comments I left.  I’m a believer in Edward...

LRRD videos get a mention in Science.

LRRD videos get a mention in Science.

A few months ago I contacted Cathy Manduca, who runs an NSF-CCLI funded NAGT professional development project called On the Cutting Edge.  Cathy liked our River Geomorphology Video series and published several of our videos on the project’s website. The...

SIUC stream ecology lab at LRRD.

SIUC stream ecology lab at LRRD.

Today Checo Colon-Gaud brought his SIUC advanced stream ecology class to LRRD for a lab.  Checo (holding before and after signs) is an NSF-funded postdoc famously featured in our Em2 video. I talked about our work and urban stream restoration.  Then the students moved...

Our big NSF proposal, blog neglect.

Our big NSF proposal, blog neglect.

One more day and we’ll have our massive NSF proposal submitted to the Course Curriculum and Lab Improvement (CCLI) progam.  The time we have six PIs at SIUC, me and LRRD, and no less than nine “node” institutions participating.  Cara and I...