Ford, G. (1983). Revealing Illness: Radical Science in Japan, Science for People, Winter.
Ford, G. (1983). Review: Geophysics in the Affairs of Man – C. Bates, T. Gaskell, R. Rice, New Scientist, 13 October.
Ford, G. and Nakajima Keiko (1983). Manga Mania in Japan, New Statesman, 7 October.
Book review: Metals from the Seabed: Prospects for Mining Polymetallic Nodules by India – Manjula R. Shyam
Ford, G. (1983). Unique perspective on seabed nodule mining, Marine Policy, October.
Christine Marple (1983). Letter from Port Blair, Far Eastern Economic Review, 25 August.
Ford, G. (1983). Indian marine technology policy, Marine Policy, April.