GSA in Portland

GSA in Portland

I leave tomorrow for Portland and GSA. BrianR at Clastic Detritus has a thorough set of links, including info on a geobloggers get together Monday night. We’ll have a booth there with an Emriver Em2. We’re all pretty psyched–we expect to see a lot of...

John Stewart on western water.

John Stewart on western water.

From the only place to go on television (via the Internet) for a straight story, a hilarious skewering of Sean Hannity, whose argument Stewart sums up thus: The government should stop meddling in the business of the farmers, who would actually still be living in a...

John Stewart on western water.

Recipe for a river; more on the Braudrick flume study.

More on the Braudrick et al. work published last week: NPR’s Science Friday made a nice little video, in which Bill Dietrich used the phrase “recipe for a river.” Click on the image above to see it. The recipe includes two sizes and densities of...

A landmark paper in physical modeling.

A landmark paper in physical modeling.

A groundbreaking physical modeling study was published this week in PNAS (subscription required). NSF has a press release here. Christian Braudrick and others at EPS-Berkeley used a 17m flume filled with a mix of lithic and plastic particles to achieve what they call...

John Stewart on western water.

Fluid mechanics time lapse video.

Morningstar Mill Timelapse from Matthew Wartman on Vimeo. Really swamped with grantwriting, designing new things for our Em4, and relentless grind of running a business in a bad economy lately, so not much blogging. Here’s a nice time lapse movie with some...