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More About This Title Dr Rip's Essential Beach Book
Informative and entertaining, this safety guide describes how beaches work from a scientific perspective. Written by a geomorphologist, this accessible handbook offers suggestions on which beaches to visit around the world as well as tips on how to avoid rip currents, treat jelly fish stings, and build sand castles. With instruction on how to be conscientious of both waves and the effects of climate change, this comprehensive manual celebrates beaches while warning beachgoers about its dangers.
Rob Brander is a senior lecturer and coastal geomorphologist at the University of New South Wales. He is also a former surf lifesaver at Tamarama Beach in Sydney.