The GIS Laboratory provides Geographic Information System (GIS), Remote Sensing, and 3D Modeling . The GIS studies done at IISR, Kozhikode has successfully predicted the availability of Piper species in different parts of India as well as the hot spot of diversity and richness. It has also showed that environmental factors like temperature, rainfall, altitude have direct effect on the essential oil component of spices crops. Though the crop productivity is dependent on many other factors, but environmental suitability is one of the major factors to control the production of horticultural crops.