To become a world-class geospatial Information Science Laboratory through the facilitation and integration of Geospatial Information Technologies into innovative teaching, research, and engagements by supporting the geo-computing, data storage and visualization needs of the university and its partners. 

  1. Innovative Teaching: through the integration of geospatial  analytical and visualization tools into curricula
  2. Cutting-edge Research: through implementation of remote sensing and GIS applications in earth systems and natural resource management, socio-economic and political ecology issues.
  3. Knowledge Transfer: through timely dissemination of research results, best practices, and rigorous analysis of geospatial data to university community and its partners
  4. Enhanced Security and Emergency Response: by creating innovative and replicable applications that benefits society by utilizing current geospatial data, tools, and analysis for public safety and security.