Meet all the endorsed Ocean Decade Actions

The Caspian Sea Digital Twin (CasSeaDi)

P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences - Russian Federation

Create a digital representation of the Ocean, Develop a sustainable and equitable ocean economy, Expand the Global Ocean Observing System, Increase community resilience to ocean hazards, North Atlantic Ocean, Project, Skills, knowledge and technology for all, Sustainably feed the global population, Understand and beat marine pollution, Unlock ocean-based solutions to climate change

The goal of the "The Caspian Sea Digital Twin" initiative is the creation of "The Caspian Sea Data Center”, which would include an updated archive of satellite, oceanographic, hydrometeorological, hydrodynamic model, atmospheric reanalyses data, results of regional climate change forecasts, electronic atlases, electronic library of publications on the Caspian Sea.

The database will allow assessment of anthropogenic loads on the Caspian Sea environment, ongoing climate change, extreme weather and climate events, the impact of climate change on natural and socio-economic systems, development of a strategy and mechanisms for adaptation to climate change and the state of the Caspian Sea.

This Project is hosted by the Ocean Decade Programme Digital Twins of the Ocean (DITTO)

Start Date: 01/02/2021
End Date: 31/12/2027

Lead Contact: Andrey G. Kostianoy (