Holding it down

White-water rafting on the St. Louis River, FUNDAY-SUNDAY.  You’re probably wondering why I have the blue helmet.  That’s because those are given to the more experienced rafters with the big guns.  I definitely look like I know what I’m doing, even though I fell off the raft.  In the third pic, the blue helmet in the water is me.  We got several pics, but I thought you guys might want to see the gun-show in the first two pics.


like being in a sand box :]

We were tasked with placing new sediment into our water tank, which was kind of fun.  The sand had a nice texture and it felt like playing in a sandbox when you were a kid (well not really since it was a small box).  We also took a lot of samples from the previous sediment and learned how to use the spectrometer.  So, research-wise we had a very productive week.