EOC was set up with the following objectives:


  • To conduct research on the applications of satellite technology in earth research to address the question of global and the environmental change.
  • To expand this knowledge on earth through strategic networking the world's leading research bodies or institutes and also with scientists who take up position as fellow researchers.
  • To develop and upgrade the research centre to be on equal standing with the Institute for research in the world.
  • To function as a refer all centre in the latest satellite technologies related to Earth Observation in Malaysia or in the region.
  • To function as a centre that is capable of generating revenue through contract research, consultancy, training and extension works.
  • To develop expertise and research at Masters, Doctoral and Post Doctoral.
  • To conduct related to strategic and security issues.
  • To function as a referral centre for Remote Sensing in Malaysia.