Methodology     The methodology of the project makes combined use of observations and modelling as tools to diagnose and understand the dynamical states and interactions of the Caspian Sea. Four tasks encompass the logical steps of the project methodology, and will be carried out in parallel:

  • data analysis and diagnostic studies

  • hydrographic measurements and drifter experiments

  • satellite remote sensing

  • modelling of meso-scale circulation and mixing

  • ecosystem modelling of lower trophics