290 Brownell Hollow, Eagle Bridge NY 12057, tel# 518-677-3040 or contact via email

Cold water safety links:

(with thanks to Richard Clifford)
Search and Rescue Society of British Columbia (lots of info here):
http://www.sarbc.org/hypo.html
http://www.sarbc.org/andrew1.html

and here:
http://www.hypothermia.org/index.html
http://www.hypothermia.org/protocol.htm(STATE OF ALASKA: Cold Injuries & Cold Water Near Drowning Guidelines)

and here:
http://www.hypothermia-ca.com/

chuck sutherland's info:
http://www.enter.net/~skimmer/coldwater.html

Outside magazine article(remarkable victim's mind view of nearly freezing to death):
http://www.outsidemag.com/magazine/0197/9701fefreez.html

Another cold water near death experience:
http://www.anbg.gov.au/jrc/kayak/wave/0047.html

Princeton University Center for Outdor Activity:
http://www.princeton.edu/~oa/hypocold.html

The National Outdoor Leadership School First Aid Handbook, section on cold injuries.
http://www.nols.edu/store/books/nc_wildfirstaid.shtml

University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program: "Survival in Cold Water:
Hypothermia Prevention", by Chad P. Dawson
http://www.d.umn.edu/seagr/tourism/hypothermia.html

Check out the ocean water temperatures going from New England to Florida.
http://marine.rutgers.edu/cool/sat_data/?product=sst&region=eastcoast&nothumbs=0

And the same (a bit more user friendly) from Weather Underground
http://www.wunderground.com/MAR/

"with a goretex drysuit,   safety can be fun!"

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