Secure yard for OCA field vehicles

OCA field tools storage

OCA laboratory

Field Equipment, Vehicles, Lab Equipment, Office Equipment

OCA owns a wide range of equipment and vehicles necessary for fielding several large projects simultaneously in survey, excavation, and related operations. Included in the inventory are all of the necessary cameras, compasses, transits, alidades, wheelbarrows, screens, and the full range of hand tools and personal equipment necessary to perform large surveys and excavation projects. We also have a number of more specialized items, such as tree-ring and archeomagnetic sampling kits.

OCA owns ten 4WD field vehicles and a 15-passernger van. We also have immediate access to the UNM automotive fleet for short-term rentals, as-available access to 4 x 4 vehicles maintained by the Departments of Geology and Biology, and open purchase orders for off-campus vehicle rentals as-needed.

Laboratory facilities include sinks, ample working and storage space for large-scale artifact processing and analysis, and a full range of basic analysis equipment, e.g., binocular and petrographic microscopes, triple-beam and digital balances, flotation devices, digital calipers, compasses, and microphotography equipment.

OCA has all of the necessary hardware, software, and staff experience to carry out all computer-related tasks. Our extensive array of in-house software and hardware gives us capability for a wide range of computing projects. We are well equipped for the various word processing, data management, analysis, graphic display, carto-graphic, and report production tasks associated with cultural resource management contracts. We have the flexibility to tailor our system to the requirements of each project.