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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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).

GSA Annual Meeting, October 22-25: Check out special sessions on “Challenges in Tectonics”, including session T220 where I will present a new 4D model of the northern Great Valley forearc basin, California.

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.

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.

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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