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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 ...