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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.

Learn more about Public Transportation between Socorro and Belen, including connections to Railrunner Service from Belen to Los Lunas, Albuquerque, or Santa Fe.


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.

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