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...

Yosemite time lapse

Yosemite time lapse

I’ve been neglecting this blog, but with good excuses–we have two huge proposals  due in a couple of weeks (one with 17 collaborators at 11 institutions!), year-end business stuff, just too many other things for me to keep up! So much going on.  The...

Minnesota geomorphology trip, part one.

Minnesota geomorphology trip, part one.

Two weeks ago Kate (my spouse and silent partner in LRRD) and I took a working vacation in Minnesota, first visiting the St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory.  Karen Campbell was kind enough to give us a tour. This is a fantastic facility.  Built in the...

Yosemite time lapse

Urban stormwater surfing, and too busy to blog.

I’m just swamped these days–with personnel changes at LRRD, the flu, grantwriting, consulting, all of it. Lots of cool things at LRRD, just no time to report them. In the meantime, here are some kids in Brazil surfing urban stormwater. Don’t do this....