About VIACS Advisory Board

• Summary: The Vulnerability, Impacts, Adaptation, and Climate Services (VIACS) Advisory Board for CMIP6 was created to improve communications between communities that apply climate model output for societal benefit and the climate model centers. TheVIACS Advisory Board was established to serve as a coherent avenue for communication utilizing leading networks, experts, and programs. Results of initial interactions during the development of CMIP6 and its potential next activities are described in the referenced paper.