HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Herrington to speak at NJ rip current awareness event

Thomas Herrington, Associate Professor for Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering Department at Stevens Institute of Technology and Coastal Processes Specialist for the New Jersey Sea Grant Extension program, will be among the coastal experts presenting remarks at "Give the Rip the Slip," a rip current awareness press conference and demonstration on June 30. The event will be held beachside at Webster Avenue by the Lifeguard Headquarters, Seaside Heights, N.J.

As the July Fourth holiday approaches, thousands of beachgoers will flock to the Jersey Shore. While successful initiatives, including the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium's (NJMSC) Rip Current Sign Project, have been launched to make the public aware of the danger of rip currents, recent news stories have sadly illustrated they can still pose a serious and potentially deadly threat to swimmers. This press event is being held to remind people to swim safely and to demonstrate how a swimmer can escape if caught in a rip current.

In addition to Herrington, who has helped develop the Rip Current Sign Project, the event will include brief remarks from Dr. Michael Weinstein, President and CEO of NJMSC, and Nancy Byrne, Executive Director of the New Jersey Department of Travel and Tourism, one of the project partners. United States Lifesaving Association- (USLA) certified lifeguards from Seaside Heights will also demonstrate steps swimmers can take if they do find themselves caught in a rip current.


'"/>

Contact: Stephanie Mannino
smannino@stevens.edu
201-216-5602
Stevens Institute of Technology
23-Jun-2006


Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Herringtons annual 2006 State of the Shore Report, May 22
2. Herrington to discuss coastal hazards at planning workshop
3. Nobel scientists Craig Mello and John Mather to speak on origins of life and universe
4. Babies able to tell through visual cues when speakers switch languages: UBC study
5. Sustainability forum speakers include ex-governor
6. Biophysical Society announces new and notable symposium speakers
7. Climos chief science officer to speak at NJIT about greenhouse gases
8. Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt to speak at Yale Dam Conference
9. Minister Lunn to speak at 10th National Forest Congress
10. Top federal officials to speak at 20-21 April AAAS policy forum
11. Warbling whales speak a language all their own

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Herrington speak rip current awareness event

(Date:2/5/2015)... January 28, 2015 New Market ... And Segment Forecasts To 2020 has Been Added to ... market is expected to reach USD 5.10 billion by ... Research, Inc. IR cameras help identify the site of ... to witness surging demand in medical imaging applications. They ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... Feb. 3, 2015 Despite a lack ... industries such as consumer electronics, automotive, storage and ... mount technology (SMT) screen printers. Innovations in electronics ... will push the adoption curve up. Meanwhile, sale ... as glue dispensers are indispensable in the production ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 13, 2015  Today, FreeWavz ( ... launched its crowdfunding campaign on Fundable, https://www.fundable.com/freewavz ... build of production capacity to meet customer demand. ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150113/168790 ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):IR Camera Market Worth $5.10 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 2IR Camera Market Worth $5.10 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 3End-user Demand Spurs Global SMT Screen Printers and Glue Dispensers Market 2End-user Demand Spurs Global SMT Screen Printers and Glue Dispensers Market 3FreeWavz Launches on Fundable to Drive Speed-to-Market in 2015 2
(Date:3/3/2015)... Mar. 03, 2015 Research and Markets ... of Jain PharmaBiotech,s new report "Gene Therapy ... offering. , Gene therapy technologies ... vectors and cell therapy with genetically modified vectors. ... delivery and various routes of administration as well ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... 2015 DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), one of the ... its 20 th anniversary today. Headed by President ... consumer services company that focuses on DNA testing across ... and generates a significant portion of sales across international ... Peter Vitulli acknowledges the anniversary of ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... 3, 2015  PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL or the ... the third of three shareholder lawsuits filed in the ... On February 2, 2015, a securities lawsuit that ... of a putative class of purchasers of the Company,s ... 2:14-CV-01526-APG-NJK (D. Nev.), was voluntarily dismissed without prejudice.  Shortly ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... and Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 ... (ASHG) and ReachMD announced today the ... audio interviews designed to educate healthcare professionals on the ... , The series features peer-to-peer interviews conducted ... such as:, ,     Translational Genomics and Health ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Gene Therapy Market Report 2014-2024 - Technologies, Markets and Companies 2Gene Therapy Market Report 2014-2024 - Technologies, Markets and Companies 3DNA Diagnostics Center, One of The World's Largest DNA Testing Labs, Celebrates Their 20th Anniversary 2DNA Diagnostics Center, One of The World's Largest DNA Testing Labs, Celebrates Their 20th Anniversary 3PDL BioPharma Announces Dismissal of Third and Final Shareholder Lawsuit 2American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and ReachMD Launch Series on Genetics and Genomics 2American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and ReachMD Launch Series on Genetics and Genomics 3
Cached News: