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Field Equipment Program

The Center for Ecohydraulics Research field program is designed to link our graduate student experience with agency and company activities through classes, field trips and collaborative field campaigns.

CER has a broad range of field equipment from commercially available gear and measurement systems to specialized high-end field monitoring equipment (commercially available as well as custom made). Below are some of the items used for our research:

  • ADCP (RDI StreamPro)
  • ADV (SonTek FlowTracker)
  • AIRE Leopard Cataraft
  • AquaCalc
  • AquaRods
  • Conductivity Meter
  • Depth Sounder
  • Helley Smith Bedload Sampler
  • Leica DGPS with two Rovers (System 500)
  • Manual Total Station
  • Price AA Current Meter
  • Puma style raft
  • Robotic Total Station
  • Salinomad
  • Sieves, Shaker, Drying Oven, Scale
  • Small cataraft
  • SonTek RiverSurveyor M9
  • Suburban
  • Travel Trailer with a water laboratory
  • Vemco Temperature loggers

Andy Tranmer, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Center for Ecohydraulics Research


Campus: Boise
Areas of Expertise: Hydrology, Water resources, Numerical and physical modeling, Fluvial geomorphology, Sediment transport, Channel evolution, River restoration

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Center for Ecohydraulics (CER)

Center for Ecohydraulics Research

Mailing Address:

322 E. Front St., Suite 340
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4935