SAFL data carriage collecting surface elevation data

St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL) conducts a wide range of applied engineering research that combines the experience and expertise of our engineers, scientists, and technicians with our specialized facilities. The SAFL Applied Research Team performs research and testing in a range of areas, utilizing a strong foundation in fundamental fluid mechanics and physics. Our team's unique expertise in custom design and fabrication of specialized sensor and data acquisition systems helps researchers capture precise, high resolution data to reach their research objectives. 

APPLIED RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING DATA COLLECTION SYSTEM DESIGN AND FABRICATION THIRD PARTY TESTING AND MONITORING

Actionable research on complex challenges for communities, regions, the state and nation, to identify solutions that can inform policy and practices. 

Focus Areas

Hydraulics and transportation infrastructure
Wind and water power
Deltas and tailings basins
Watershed and river restoration
Water quality

Featured Projects

Broadway Lift Station Physical Model
Minnesota River Basin 

Design and fabrication of custom field- or laboratory-based data acquisition systems, data telemetry systems, and sensor positioning carriages.

Research Systems

SAFL Data Acquisition Carriage 
Watershed monitoring systems

Featured Projects

Madison Lake Data Collection Buoy
Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project
Elwha River dam removal and restoration

Third-party testing services in several areas, including stormwater treatment and retention devices, discharge and velocity meters, pumps, erosion control counter-measures, sample analysis, and more.

Featured Projects

Hydro-International pipe testing
Pump testing in volumetric tanks
HFLUME verification
Wind Turbine Generated Sound

 

 

 

 

Past SAFL Projects

To see reports produced by SAFL related to past projects, view SAFL Reports.

 

For more information, contact:

Jeff Marr, Associate Director of Engineering and Facilities, 612-624-4427