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Journal articles

Woods M; Koon W; Brander RW, 2022, 'Identifying risk factors and implications for beach drowning prevention amongst an Australian multicultural community', PLoS ONE, vol. 17, pp. e0262175, 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, vol. 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, vol. 16, pp. e0256202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256202

Szpilman D; Palacios Aguilar J; 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 L-M; Springer L; Stanley TJ; Venema AM; Queiroga AC, 2021, 'Drowning and aquatic injuries dictionary', RESUSCITATION PLUS, vol. 5, 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 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, vol. 81, pp. 663 - 686, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-015-2101-3

Brander R, 2016, 'The importance of visual rip current education', Physical Educator New Zealand

Gallop SL; Woodward E; Brander RW; Pitman SJ, 2016, 'Perceptions of rip current myths from the central south coast of England', Ocean and Coastal Management, vol. 119, pp. 14 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2015.09.010

McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; Turner IL, 2016, 'Bathymetric controls on very low frequency rip current motions', Journal of Coastal Research, vol. 1, pp. 418 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/SI75-084.1

McCarroll RJ; Castelle B; Brander RW; Scott T, 2015, 'Modelling rip current flow and bather escape strategies across a transverse bar and rip channel morphology', Geomorphology, vol. 246, pp. 502 - 518, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.06.041

Attard A; Brander RW; Shaw WS, 2015, 'Rescues conducted by surfers on Australian beaches', Accident Analysis & Prevention, vol. 82, pp. 70 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2015.05.017

Drozdzewski D; Roberts A; Dominey-Howes D; Brander R, 2015, 'The Experiences of Weak and Non-Swimmers Caught in Rip Currents at Australian Beaches', Australian Geographer, vol. 46, pp. 15 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049182.2014.953735

MacKellar K; Brander ; Shaw WS, 2015, 'YouTube Videos and the Rip Current Hazard: Swimming in a Sea of (Mis)information', International Journal of A quatic R esearch a nd Ed ucation, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijare2015-0030

Mackellar KM; Brander RW; Shaw WS, 2015, 'YouTube Videos and the Rip Current Hazard: Swimming in a Sea of (Mis)information', International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.25035/ijare.09.03.10

Bradstreet AJ; Brander RW; McCarroll JR; Brighton B; Howes DD; Drozdzewski D; Sherker S; Turner I; Roberts A; MacMahan J, 2014, 'Rip current survival principles: Towards consistency', Journal of Coastal Research, vol. 30, pp. 85 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/SI72-016.1

McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; Turner IL; Power HE; Mortlock TR, 2014, 'Lagrangian observations of circulation on an embayed beach with headland rip currents', Marine Geology, vol. 355, pp. 173 - 188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2014.05.020

Shaw WS; Goff J; Brander R; Walton T; Roberts A ; Sherker S , 2014, 'Surviving the surf zone: Towards more integrated rip current geographies', Applied Geographies, vol. 54, pp. 54 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.07.010

Brander RW; Drozdzewski D; Dominey-Howes D, 2014, '"Dye in the Water": A Visual Approach to Communicating the Rip Current Hazard', Science Communication, vol. 36, pp. 802 - 810, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1075547014543026

Brander R, 2014, 'Sustainable coastal management and climate adaptation: global lessons from regional approaches in Australia', AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHER, vol. 45, pp. 246 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049182.2014.899035

McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; MacMahan JH; Turner IL; Reniers AJHM; Brown JA; Bradstreet A; Sherker S, 2014, 'Evaluation of swimmer-based rip current escape strategies', Natural Hazards, vol. 71, pp. 1821 - 1846, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-013-0979-1

McKay C; Brander RW; Goff J, 2014, 'Putting tourists in harms way - Coastal tourist parks and hazardous unpatrolled surf beaches in New South Wales, Australia', Tourism Management, vol. 45, pp. 71 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2014.03.007

Brander R; Dominey-Howes D; Champion C; Del Vecchio O; Brighton B, 2013, 'Brief Communication: A new perspective on the Australian rip current hazard', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, vol. 13, pp. 1687 - 1690, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-13-1687-2013

Hammerton CE; Brander RW; Dawe N; Riddington C; Engel R, 2013, 'Approaches for beach safety and education in Ghana: A case study for developing countries with a surf coast', International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, vol. 7, pp. 254 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.25035/ijare.07.03.08

McCarroll R; Brander R; Macmahan JH; Turner IL; Reniers AJHM; Brown J; Bradstreet A, 2013, 'Assessing the effectiveness of rip current swimmer strategies, Shelly Beach, NSW, Australia**', Journal of Coastal Research, vol. 12th International Coastal Symposium, pp. 784 - 789, http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/SI65-133

Brighton B; Sherker S; Brander R; Thompson M; Bradstreet A, 2013, 'Rip current related drowning deaths and rescues in Australia 2004-2011', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, vol. 13, pp. 1069 - 1075, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-13-1069-2013

Williamson AM; Hatfield J; Sherker S; Brander R; Hayen A, 2012, 'A comparison of attitudes and knowledge of beach safety in Australia for beachgoers, rural residents and international tourists', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 36, pp. 385 - 391, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.2012.00888.x

Hatfield J; Williamson AM; Sherker S; Brander R; Hayen A, 2012, 'Development and evaluation of an intervention to reduce rip current related beach drowning', Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 46, pp. 45 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2011.10.003


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