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Journal articles

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, vol. 241, pp. 104722 - 104722, 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, vol. 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, 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

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

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

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


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