Emriver and Emflume River Process Simulators

Powerful, Hands-on River Models for Education and Research

Emriver river models and flumes are highly effective interactive laboratories to engage students and facilitate research in river science, engineering, and the geosciences.

Little River Models

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Emflume1 in use



World’s first turnkey desktop flume system  for teaching
and research in fluid mechanics, engineering, fisheries, and geology.






Emriver Em4 river model
Emriver Em4 river model

At 3.7m by 1.2m, the Em4 river process simulator is a robust, modular research system capable of  a wide array of simulations
and can feature a dual-axis tilt base, precise flow metering, sediment feeding, dye injection, and groundwater modeling.




Emriver Em3 river model



Emriver Em3 river model

At 3 meters in length, the Em3 is the perfect tool for both research and teaching. Portable and modular, the Em3 river process simulator comes with a static base, or can be upgraded to a dual-axis tilt base. Research features can easily be added.




Emriver Em2 river model


Emriver Em2 river model

Built for maximum portability, the 2 meter long Em2 river process simulator is ideal for teaching and outreach, but is also sophisticated enough for research.






Emriver river model sizes

Relative sizes of the Emriver models.