Entrance to OCA laboratory
OCA archeologists process and document artifacts
Flotation processing of soil samples at OCA laboratory
The OCA facility, located at 1717 Lomas Blvd. NE on UNM’s North Campus, occupies 8560 sq. ft. and houses laboratories (3100 sq. ft.), office space (4000 sq. ft.), and artifact and equipment storage (1460 sq. ft.). A secure fenced vehicle yard is attached to the building. Space used for general administration includes a reception area with a dedicated FAX line, and offices for the Director, Associate Director, and Office Administrator. The facility also has separate offices for CAD/GIS, data processing, and report production. Eight fully equipped secure offices are dedicated solely to Project Directors. The facility contains analysis pods equipped to support 15 individual analysts, with desks, files, and network-linked microcomputers. OCA also houses a 5000+ volume library, and a conference room for meetings and presentations.