By harnessing the power of data and cutting-edge technology, the European Digital Twin of the Ocean aims to revolutionize ocean research, support policy and other stakeholders, and make ocean knowledge more open and impactful than ever before.
The European Digital Twin of the Ocean (EU DTO), announced by President von der Leyen at the One Ocean Summit in Brest, will be a key deliverable of the EU Mission Restore our Ocean and Waters. Its purpose [...]
Over the past decades, Europe has developed an impressive capability for aquatic environmental observation, data-handling and sharing, modelling and forecasting, second to none in the world. This builds upon national environmental observation and monitoring networks and programs, complemented [...]
Day one of the meeting discussed the ocean-climate-biodiversity nexus with sessions on progress and new findings related to Digital Twins of the Ocean and new frontiers of ocean observation. Day two gave special focus on evaluating the current structure and G7 FSOI´s main priority areas.
This edition will focus on EO-based solutions to support the European Green Deal, while bringing the European community actively contributing to the Group on Earth Observations (GEO).
Europe is building a digital twin of the ocean - a dynamic interactive replica of the ocean that will provide tailored ocean knowledge for better decision making to restore marine and coastal habitats, support a sustainable blue economy, and mitigate and adapt to climate change
The Summit will present national and institutional progress and commitments towards developing interoperable and interconnected digital twins of the Ocean.