About Me

IMG_0049 2Devon A. Orme

Assistant Professor

Montana State University

Email: devon.orme@montana.edu

Research Interests: Tectonics, sedimentology & stratigraphy, basin analysis, low-temperature thermochronology, forearc basins, convergent margins

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GSA 2018: I will be presenting new research from southern Tibet and southwest Montana at the GSA annual meeting! Come check out our new findings!

Undergraduate awards: Congratulations to Chance Ronemus, who received an MSU Undergraduate Scholar Program grant to support his research on the provenance of Pz-Mz rocks exposed in the Bridger Range, MT.

New Publication (August 2018): Check out new research on the Great Valley forearc basin in GSA Special Publication 540 honoring Dr. William R. Dickinson. See Orme and Graham (2018): https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/books/book/2118.

New Publication (December 2017): Check out new research in Geoscience Frontiers: Burial and exhumation history of the Xigaze Forearc, Yarlung Suture Zone, Tibet, Geoscience Frontiers, doi: 10.1016/j.gsf.2017.11.011. Open access is provided by China University of Geosciences (Beijing).


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.

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