Advances in Marine Biogeochemistry (AMBIO)

AMBIO is a Special Interest Group of the Challenger Society for Marine Science. It provides a forum for knowledge exchange and strategic research planning, with a strong commitment to the development of early career scientists. As such it has become a nexus for marine biogeochemical interests from across the UK’s university, private and publically funded research centres, and marine technology and policy sectors.


AMBIO holds a biennial meeting at rolling locations across the UK and welcomes up to 100 delegates over 3 days from home and abroad. It recognises and awards excellence in research and presentation among ECRs, and aims to foster new links between individuals and disciplines that may advance the field of marine biogeochemistry. Our next meeting, AMBIO IX, is being planned for autumn 2019. Stay tuned for further details.

Recent AMBIO meetings

AMBIO IX – planning is underway, September 2019. Details to be confirmed.

AMBIO VIII - The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), September 6th-8th, 2017. You can read a summary of this event on the Challenger blog page

AMBIO VII - University of Oxford, January 6th-8th, 2016. You can read a summary of this event here.


For any related interests please contact: Will Homoky (AMBIO Chair)
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3AN, UK

Follow on twitter: @ChallengerAMBIO

Related: @willhomoky @challengersoc


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