Ocean Challenge - Article Search Function

The Ocean Challenge Article Search allows a structured search of articles in all published editions of the Challenger Society publication.

  1. Select Type of Article (or leave as "All")
  2. Select type of Keyword Search (AND /OR). This will determine how Keywords are applied to the search.
  3. Add Keywords and/or Author names (optional).
  4. Click the link to add General Subject Areas or Topics (optional).
  5. Once search terms and requirements are complete press the "search" control at the bottom of the page and the results will be displayed.
Use the + control to expand the search results and display a download link to the search result result.

Type of article:
Keyword Search
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General subject area:

 01 Biodiversity
 02 Carbon cycle/nitrogen and phosphorus cycles
 03 Climate/global warming/sea-level rise
 04 Conservation/management/MPAs/sustainability
 05 Ecosystems/ecology/food webs
 06 Fish/fishing/aquaculture
 07 History (including 20th century)
 08 Marine chemistry/biochemistry/biogeochemistry
 09 Marine biology
 10 Geology/geophysics/tectonics/hydrothermal vents/seeps
 11 Marine science and art/media/culture
 12 North Sea and other waters off British Isles/Europe
 13 Ocean acidification
 14 Physical oceanography/ocean circulation/dynamics
 15 Policy/management/socio-economic issues
 16 Pollution/sea-bed disturbance/harmful algal blooms/alien species
 17 Renewable energy (all kinds)


 01 - Air–sea interaction/weather
 02 - Archaeology/shipwrecks
 03 - Arctic/Antarctic/high latitude/ice
 04 - Bacteria/viruses
 05 - Bottom dwellers/benthic organisms/seaweed
 06 - Challenger Expedition/Reports
 07 - Coasts/shoreline/saltmarshes/beaches
 08 - Commercial aspects/marine engineering
 09 - Communication/knowledge exchange/education
 10 - Continental shelf/margin/sea lochs/fjords
 11 - Corals (tropical and cold-water)
 12 - Deep ocean/sea-bed
 13 - El Niño (and other climate cycles)
 14 - Estuaries/salt marshes/coastal sediments/deltas
 15 - Genetics/evolution/taxonomy
 16 - Instrumentation/technology/research tools
 17 - Isotopes/radionuclides
 18 - Exploratory voyages/early hydrography/naval oceanography
 19 - Marine mammals (whales, seals, manatees etc.)
 20 - Seabirds/marine predators
 21 - Institutions/research vessels/infrastructure
 22 - Modelling
 23 - Oceanographic programmes (BOFS, AMT etc.)
 24 - Oceanographic collections/time-series/databases (incl. on maps)
 25 - Palaeoceanography/marine fossils
 26 - Plankton/krill/jellyfish
 27 - Policy/management/socio-economic issues
 28 - Satellite images/remote sensing
 29 - Sea-floor mapping/sea-bed topography
 30 - Sea-floor sediments
 31 - Sound/light in the ocean/ sound pollution
 32 - Tides/waves/tsunamis
 33 - Tropical/equatorial waters
 34 - Law of the Sea/UNCLOS

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