The CMIP Panel is a WGCM subcommittee charged with overseeing the evolving design of the CMIP experiments and with coordinating the various activities contributing to the science of CMIP.  It works with the scientific leaders of specialized model intercomparisons that contribute to CMIP, and it has traditionally been responsible for identifying experts to develop the forcing datasets needed for some of the experiments.   

The CMIP Panel works closely with the WGCM Infrastructure Panel (WIP), which coordinates infrastructure support for CMIP and is responsible for many of the technical specifications for model output.

CMIP panel members

Veronika Eyring (Chair) DLR, Germany; 2013-; Chair 2014-
Julie Arblaster Monash University, Australia; 2020-
Paul Durack PCMDI/LLNL, USA; 2020-
Gregory Flato CCCma, Canada; 2017-
Jean-Francois Lamarque NCAR, USA; 2018-
Gerald Meehl NCAR, USA; 1995-; Chair 1995-2006
Robert Pincus CIRES, USA; 2020-
Cath Senior Met Office, UK; 2014-
Ronald Stouffer GFDL, USA; 1995-; Chair 2007-2013
Karl Taylor PCMDI/LLNL, USA; 2008-

Former members

George Boer CCCma, Canada; 1995-2001
Bryant McAvaney BoM, Australia; 2001-2008
Curt Covey PCMDI/LLNL, USA; 1995-2012
Mojib Latif MPI-M, Germany; 1995-2012
John Mitchell Met Office, UK; 2002-2012
Sandrine Bony IPSL, France; 2010-2016
Bjorn Stevens MPI-M, Germany; CMIP6; 2013-2018



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