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1 December 2014 Rip Current: Science and Threat Communication
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Leatherman, S. P., 2014. Rip current: Science and threat communication.

There have been major advances in defining the nature of rip currents and how to communicate this threat to the public. The 3rd International Rip Current Symposium built upon previous professional gatherings and further advanced our understanding of these dangerous currents. It is an exciting time to be working in a coastal science that is rapidly developing and evolving with such importance to public safety at the world's foremost recreational areas—surf beaches.

© 2014 Coastal Education and Research Foundation
Stephen P. Leatherman "Rip Current: Science and Threat Communication," Journal of Coastal Research 72(sp1), (1 December 2014). https://doi.org/10.2112/SI72-017.1
Received: 10 September 2014; Accepted: 27 October 2014; Published: 1 December 2014
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