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Tue, 19/10/2021 - 13:45

Only a few days left until the start of the Scientific Conference on Climate Change in the Caspian Sea Region

The Organizing Committee is happy to share more news and useful information. During the application period the Organizing Committee received 82 abstracts from many countries, including all the five Caspian littoral states.

A panel of reviewers, which included the eminent scientists from different countries, decided on 40 abstracts to be presented at the Conference, as well as on those to be published in the follow-up to the Conference.

The Conference will be chaired by Dr. Sahar Tajbakhsh, President of the Iranian Metrological Organization

The Conference is also pleased to have the outstanding researchers in the field of environmental sciences who will act as keynote speakers:


Section 1: Climate of the Caspian Sea region and its changes in the 21st century

Ms.  Svetlana Dolgikh,

Candidate of Geographical Sciences, Head of climatic research department of RSE “Kazhydromet” Research Center


Section 2: The Caspian Sea level change: analysis, modeling, and long-term projection

Mr. Mikhail Bolgov,

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Head of the Surface Water Modeling Laboratory, Chief Researcher of the Water Problems Institute, Member of the Russian National Committee for the UNESCO Intergovernmental Hydrological Program


Section 3: The effects of climate change on the ecosystem and biodiversity of the Caspian Sea

Ms. Natalia Ogar,

Corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Corresponding member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Director of “Terra-Priroda” Ltd.


Section 4: Adaptation to climate change in the Caspian Sea region

Mr. Murad Atadjanov,

Director, Institute of the Caspian Sea of Turkmenistan


The Report of the Conference and the Book of Abstracts in English and Russian languages will be prepared by the Organizing Committee after the Conference and will be widely distributed.


If you're interested to attend the Conference, please kindly complete the Registration form attached at the bottom of the page and send it to the before October 26, 2021.

On October 28, 2021 the press-conference organized on the results of the Conference. Interested journalists are welcomed to put forward their questions concerning the latest trends in the state of the Caspian Sea ecosystems and methods of environmental research and anthropogenic impact. 

For any questions regarding the Conference, please contact the Organizing Committee, e-mail: