Browsing by Author "Pitman, Sebastian J."

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  • Beachgoers' ability to identify rip currents at a beach in situ

    Pitman, Sebastian J.; Thompson, Katie; Hart, Deirdre E.; Moran, Kevin; Gallop, Shari L.; Brander, Robert W.; Wooler, Adam (Copernicus Publications, 2021)
    Rip currents (“rips”) are the leading cause of drowning on surf beaches worldwide. A major contributing factor is that many beachgoers are unable to identify rip currents. Previous research has attempted to quantify ...
  • Staying safe on a surf beach: What are rip currents?

    Pitman, Sebastian J.; Gallop, Shari L.; Brander, Robert W. (Frontiers Media SA, 2019)
    Everyone enjoys visiting the beach and playing or swimming in the water, but sometimes, waves breaking on beaches can create strong, narrow currents that can pull you out of your depth and into deeper water, where you may ...

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