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Visiting PASSCAL

The PASSCAL Instrument Center is located in Socorro, New Mexico, on the New Mexico Tech campus.

IRIS Committee Members: find travel tips, expense report forms, and more here.

The NM Tech Earth & Environmental Science Department map page, which has information and links regarding public transit information between Albuquerque, Belen and Socorro, can be found here.


PASSCAL: (575) 835-5070
Susan Bilek: (575) 835-6510, (575) 835-5634 (EES Dept.)


If exiting I-25 at Escondida (exit 152), the East Road gate is open from 6am to 7pm, weekdays only. When this gate is closed, take exit 150 into Socorro. Between 6 AM and 10PM all week, you may get to PASSCAL via the North entrance (Bullock / Olive Lane). If visiting after hours, take the South entrance (Neel Ave., see "Night Map to Campus" inset).

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Have a GPS? Find the IRIS/PASSCAL Instrument Center here:

Longitude Latitude
-106.9191 34.0735
106 degrees, 55.1 minutes West 34 degrees, 4.4 minutes North

Or, find PASSCAL on Google Maps.

More information on the Socorro area: