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Journal articles

Cornell S; Brander RW; Roberts A; Koon W; Peden AE; Lawes JC, 2024, '‘I actually thought that I was going to die’: Lessons on the rip current hazard from survivor experiences', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 35, pp. 551 - 564, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpja.785

Dehez J; Castelle B; Carayon D; Peden AE; Brander RW, 2024, 'The role of surfers in beach safety management: Insights from French respondents to a global surfer survey', Ocean and Coastal Management, 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2023.106973

Shibata M; Peden AE; Lawes JC; Wong TK; Brander RW, 2024, 'What is a shore dump?: Exploring Australian university students’ beach safety knowledge and their perceptions of Australian beach safety signage', Safety Science, 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2023.106366

Castelle B; Dehez J; Savy JP; Marieu V; Lyser S; Bujan S; Carayon D; Brander R, 2024, 'Environmental controls on lifeguard-estimated surf-zone hazards, beach crowds, and resulting life risk at a high-energy sandy beach in southwest France', Natural Hazards, 120, pp. 1557 - 1576, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-023-06250-0

Peden AE; Brander RW, 2024, 'Is further investment in shark management in New South Wales worthwhile? Surfer views on coastal public health issues', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anzjph.2023.100116

Cornell S; Brander RW; Peden AE, 2024, 'Should land managers be doing more to avert social media-related injuries and fatalities at tourism hotspots?', Current Issues in Tourism, 27, pp. 833 - 837, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2023.2248349

Cornell S; Brander RW; Peden AE, 2024, 'Likes, comments, and emergency responses: exploring the burden of social media tourism on land managers and the need for risk communication', Health Literacy and Communication Open, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/28355245.2024.2313846

Koon WA; Peden AE; Lawes JC; Brander RW, 2023, 'Corrigendum to "Mortality trends and the impact of exposure on Australian coastal drowning deaths, 2004-2021" [Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 47 (2023) 100034', Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, 47, pp. 100125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anzjph.2023.100125

Koon W; Peden AE; Brander RW, 2023, 'Impact of a surfer rescue training program in Australia and New Zealand: a mixed methods evaluation', BMC Public Health, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-17057-w

Koon W; Stewart O; Brander R; Quan L; Peden AE, 2023, 'Burden of fatal drowning in California, 2005-2019', Injury Prevention, 29, pp. 371 - 377, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ip-2023-044862

Kamstra P; Cook BR; Brander R; Lawes JC; Calverley H; Strugnell G; Kiss B; Bond J; Daw S, 2023, 'Evaluating the impact of skill development for drowning prevention: A relationship-building approach to community engagement', Injury Prevention, 29, pp. 425 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ip-2023-044921

Cornell S; Brander RW; Peden AE, 2023, 'Preventing selfie-related incidents: Taking a public health approach to reduce unnecessary burden on emergency medicine services', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, 35, pp. 691 - 693, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.14219

Willcox-Pidgeon S; Miller L; Leggat PA; Peden AE; Brander RW; Wilks J; Franklin RC, 2023, 'The characteristics of drowning among different types of international visitors to Australia and how this contributes to their drowning risk', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anzjph.2023.100050

Koon W; Brander RW; Dusek G; Castelle B; Lawes JC, 2023, 'Relationships between the tide and fatal drowning at surf beaches in New South Wales, Australia: Implications for coastal safety management and practice', Ocean and Coastal Management, 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2023.106584

Koon WA; Peden AE; Lawes JC; Brander RW, 2023, 'Mortality trends and the impact of exposure on Australian coastal drowning deaths, 2004–2021', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anzjph.2023.100034

Koon W; Brander RW; Alonzo D; Peden AE, 2023, 'Lessons learned from co-designing a high school beach safety education program with lifeguards and students', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 34, pp. 222 - 231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpja.664

Cornell S; Brander R; Peden A, 2023, 'Selfie-Related Incidents: Narrative Review and Media Content Analysis', Journal of Medical Internet Research, 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/47202

Asselot R; Brander RW, 2023, 'Short-term dynamics of a high energy embayed beach: Stanwell Park, NSW, Australia', Ocean and Coastal Research, 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/2675-2824071.22116ra

Kamstra P; Cook BR; Brander RW; Lawes JC; Matthews B; Calverley H; Imperiale AJ; Hooper B, 2022, 'Awareness without learning: A preliminary study exploring the effects of beachgoer's experiences on risk taking behaviours', Heliyon, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e12186

Brander RW; Williamson A; Dunn N; Hatfield J; Sherker S; Hayen A, 2022, 'Evaluating the effectiveness of a science-based community beach safety intervention: The Science of the Surf (SOS) presentation', Continental Shelf Research, 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2022.104722

Uebelhoer L; Koon W; Harley MD; Lawes JC; Brander RW, 2022, 'Characteristics and beach safety knowledge of beachgoers on unpatrolled surf beaches in Australia', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 22, pp. 909 - 926, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-22-909-2022

Woods M; Koon W; Brander RW, 2022, 'Identifying risk factors and implications for beach drowning prevention amongst an Australian multicultural community', PLoS ONE, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0262175

Koon W; Schmidt A; Queiroga AC; Sempsrott J; Szpilman D; Webber J; Brander R, 2021, 'Need for consistent beach lifeguard data collection: Results from an international survey', Injury Prevention, 27, pp. 308 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2020-043793

Lawes JC; Uebelhoer L; Koon W; Strasiotto L; Anne F; Daw S; Brander RW; Mulcahy N; Peden AE, 2021, 'Understanding a population: A methodology for a population-based coastal safety survey', PLoS ONE, 16, pp. e0256202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256202

Szpilman D; Palacios Aguilar J; Queiroga AC; Barcala-Furelos R; Baker S; Dunne C; Peden AE; Brander R; Claesson A; Avramidis S; Leavy J; Luckhaus JL; Manino LA; Marques O; Nyitrai NJ; Pascual-Gomez LM; Springer L; Stanley TJ; Venema AM, 2021, 'Drowning and aquatic injuries dictionary', Resuscitation Plus, 5, pp. 100072, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resplu.2020.100072

Koon W; Peden A; Lawes JC; Brander RW, 2021, 'Coastal drowning: A scoping review of burden, risk factors, and prevention strategies', PLoS ONE, 16, pp. e0246034, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0246034

Pitman SJ; Thompson K; Hart DE; Moran K; Gallop SL; Brander RW; Wooler A, 2021, 'Beachgoers' ability to identify rip currents at a beach in situ', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 21, pp. 115 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-115-2021

Lawes JC; Rijksen EJT; Brander RW; Franklin RC; Daw S, 2020, 'Dying to help: Fatal bystander rescues in Australian coastal environments', PLoS ONE, 15, pp. e0238317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238317

Brander RW, 2020, ''Do You Want the Good News or the Bad News?' Measuring Rip Currents at Muriwai Beach, New Zealand', Journal of Coastal Research, 101, pp. 269 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/JCR-SI101-049.1

Brander RW; Masselink G; Turner IL, 2020, ''There's Camels on the Beach!' The Nine Mile Beach, Central Queensland Macrotidal Beach Experiment', Journal of Coastal Research, 101, pp. 246 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/JCR-SI101-045.1

Bauer BO; Sherman DJ; Brander RW; Osborne PD; Greenwood B, 2020, 'The Times They Are a-Changin', Journal of Coastal Research, 101, pp. 125 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/JCR-SI101-025.1

Castelle B; Scott T; Brander R; McCarroll RJ; Tellier E; De Korte E; Tackuy L; Robinet A; Simonnet B; Salmi LR, 2020, 'Wave and Tide Controls on Rip Current Activity and Drowning Incidents in Southwest France', Journal of Coastal Research, 95, pp. 769 - 774, http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/SI95-150.1

Castelle B; Scott T; Brander R; McCarroll J; Robinet A; Tellier E; De Korte E; Simonnet B; Salmi LR, 2019, 'Environmental controls on surf zone injuries on high-energy beaches', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 19, pp. 2183 - 2205, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-2183-2019

Franklin RC; Peden AE; Brander RW; Leggat PA, 2019, 'Who rescues who? Understanding aquatic rescues in Australia using coronial data and a survey', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 43, pp. 477 - 483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12900

Pitman SJ; Gallop SL; Brander RW, 2019, 'Staying Safe on a Surf Beach: What Are Rip Currents?', Frontiers for Young Minds, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/frym.2019.00033

Brewster BC; Gould RE; Brander RW, 2019, 'Estimations of rip current rescues and drowning in the United States', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 19, pp. 389 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-389-2019

Brander RW; Warton N; Franklin RC; Shaw WS; Rijksen EJT; Daw S, 2019, 'Characteristics of aquatic rescues undertaken by bystanders in Australia', PLoS ONE, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212349

Clifford KM; Brander RW; Trimble S; Houser C, 2018, 'Beach safety knowledge of visiting international study abroad students to Australia', Tourism Management, 69, pp. 487 - 497, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2018.06.032

Ménard AD; Houser C; Brander RW; Trimble S; Scaman A, 2018, 'The psychology of beach users: importance of confirmation bias, action, and intention to improving rip current safety', Natural Hazards, 94, pp. 953 - 973, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3424-7

Castelle B; Brander R; Tellier E; Simonnet B; Scott T; McCarroll J; Campagne JM; Cavailhes T; Lechevrel P, 2018, 'Surf zone hazards and injuries on beaches in SW France', Natural Hazards, 93, pp. 1317 - 1335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3354-4

McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; Scott T; Castelle B, 2018, 'Bathymetric controls on rotational surfzone currents', Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123, pp. 1295 - 1316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2017JF004491

Warton NM; Brander RW, 2017, 'Improving tourist beach safety awareness: The benefits of watching Bondi Rescue', Tourism Management, 63, pp. 187 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2017.06.017

Gallop SL; Harley MD; Brander RW; Simmons JA; Splinter KD; Turner IL, 2017, 'Assessing cross-shore and alongshore variation in beach morphology due to wave climate: Storms to decades', Oceanography, 30, pp. 120 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.304

Houser C; Trimble S; Brander R; Chris Brewster B; Dusek G; Jones D; Kuhn J, 2017, 'Public perceptions of a rip current hazard education program: "Break the Grip of the Rip!"', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 17, pp. 1003 - 1024, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-1003-2017

Castelle B; Scott T; Brander RW; McCarroll RJ, 2016, 'Rip current types, circulation and hazard', Earth-Science Reviews, 163, pp. 1 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2016.09.008

Houser C; Brander R; Brannstrom C; Trimble S; Flaherty J, 2016, 'Case study of rip current knowledge amongst students participating in a study abroad program', Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad

Miller I; Forster BC; Laffan SW; Brander RW, 2016, 'Bidirectional reflectance of coral growth-forms', International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37, pp. 1553 - 1567, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2016.1154220

McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; Turner IL; Leeuwen BV, 2016, 'Shoreface storm morphodynamics and mega-rip evolution at an embayed beach: Bondi Beach, NSW, Australia', Continental Shelf Research, 116, pp. 74 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2016.01.013

Van Leeuwen BR; McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; Turner IL; Power HE; Bradstreet AJ, 2016, 'Examining rip current escape strategies in non-traditional beach morphologies', Natural Hazards, 81, pp. 145 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-015-2072-4

Castelle B; McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; Scott T; Dubarbier B, 2016, 'Modelling the alongshore variability of optimum rip current escape strategies on a multiple rip-channelled beach', Natural Hazards, 81, pp. 663 - 686, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-015-2101-3


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