- New upper air systems: Armenia, Galapagos Islands, Maldives, Namibia, Peru, Philippines, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
- Hydrogen generators: Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Galapagos Islands, Kenya, Mauritius, Nairobi, Niger, Senegal, Seychelles
- Technical support projects: Caribbean, Southern Africa
- Technical workshops: Argentina, Morrocco, Namibia
List of project candidates
The GCOS Regional Action Plans for 10 developing regions of the world detail priority needs for improvements in atmospheric, oceanic, and terrestrial observing systems totaling more than US$ 200 million. Common needs include sustaining and improving operational observing networks; recovering historical data; and education, training, and capacity building.