|Title||Rip Currents! Be Aware, Swim with Care|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2004|
Within Michigan, several coastal communities have already formed task forces to promote rip current awareness and general water safety. These local partnerships are an effective way to bring together the expertise of a variety of people with a common interest. In this issue of upwellings, the feature article beginning on page 4 highlights some of these activities, scientific progress related to rip currents and key safety facts and tips to help beach-goers swim safely this summer.
Upwellings is published quarterly by the Michigan Sea Grant College Program. Michigan Sea Grant, a cooperative program of the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, supports understanding and stewardship of the Great Lakes through research, outreach and education. Michigan Sea Grant is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the State of Michigan.