Organization Name:
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Organization Type:

Mission Statement:
The Earth and Environmental Science Department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in a broad range of earth science disciplines including geology, geochemistry, geophysics, and hydrology, and administers an interdisciplinary undergraduate course of study in environmental science. The geology, geochemistry, hydrology, and geophysics programs operate semi-autonomously under the umbrella of the E & ES Department; however, one of the great strengths of the department is the large number of research and teaching efforts that cross program boundaries. Research is strongly interdisciplinary and there is extensive cooperative research between programs. Major research instrumentation and facilities include well-equipped research computing laboratories, 40Ar/39Ar, quadrupole, and stable isotope mass spectrometers, electron microprobe, high-pressure rock physics and rock mechanics laboratory, fission track and image analysis lab, neutron activation counting lab, liquid and gas chromotography lab, a flow visualization lab, local seismic networks, and a high-bay lab for intermediate-scale hydrology analog experiments.

Contact Information

Full Mailing Address:
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87901


Phone Number:
(505) 835-5634

Fax Number:
(575) 835-6436

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    Activity Detail(s)

  • Research and Technology
  • Survivor and Victim Assistance
  • Humanitarian Coordination

    Country(ies) of Operation

  • USA

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