About Me

Devon A. Orme 

Assistant Professor

Department of Geoscience

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Email: devon.orme@unlv.edu

Research Interests: Sedimentology & stratigraphy, Basin analysis, Low-temperature thermochronology, Convergent margins


New Publication (August 2016): Check out exciting new research in EPSL: Long-term tectonothermal history of Laramide basement from zircon-He age-eU correlations, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.07.046. The article is available as open access until October 2016.

New Publication (August 2016): Check out our new article in JSR: Basin Analysis of the Albian-Santonian Xigaze forearc, Lazi region, south-central Tibet,  doi:10.2110/jsr.2016.59.

Traveling Geologist: Interested in what field work entails? Check out my blog post on Traveling Geologist: “A contrast of field work in Tibet and Patagonia”.

New Publication (June 2016): Check out our new article led by Barbara Carrapa in Geology: Asymmetric exhumation of the Mount Everest region: Implications for the tectono-topographic evolution of the Himalaya, doi:10.1130/G37756.1.

April 2016: I recently returned from fieldwork in Patagonia, Argentina! Check out some photos on the Field Photos page.

August 2015: I started a new position as a Postdoctoral Scholar in the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences at Stanford University under the guidance of Dr. Stephan Graham.


New Publication (July 2015): Check out our new article in G-cubed: Effects of inherited cores and magmatic overgrowths on zircon (U-Th)/He ages and age-eU trends from Greater Himalayan sequence rocks, Mt. Everest region, Tibet, doi/10.1002/2015GC005818.

GeoDaze2015: I was awarded “Best Overall Talk” at the Department of Geosciences Annual Symposium this April. Check out more information about GeoDaze.

New Publication: Check out our new article in EPSL: Lower Cretaceous Xigaze ophiolites formed in the Gangdese forearc: Evidence from paleomagnetism, sediment provenance, and stratigraphy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2015.01.032

New Publication: Check out our new article in Chemical Geology: Effects of U-Th-rich grain boundary phases on apatite helium ages, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.09.023.


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