Studying the long-term evolution of Earth primarily through sedimentary basin analysis and low-temperature thermochronology
Recruiting a PhD student for Fall 2023 for NSF Award 2140482. More information here.
Current field localities include southwest Montana, northern California, and southern Tibet. Follow “Active Research” link above to check out current projects and older projects here.
Sandstone petrography, apatite fission track dating, apatite and zircon (U-Th)/He dating, U-Pb geochronology and Lu-Hf geochemistry
Undergraduate and Graduate Education
Courses in sedimentology, stratigraphy, sedimentary petrography, field methods, basin analysis and geochronology and thermochronology
Field based research opportunities in southwest Montana and analytical work on samples from around the world!
- Mariah Romero successively defended her PhD in April 2022!
- Mariah Romero-SEPM award
- Chris Baird- Montana Geological Society award
MS Student Chance Ronemus will be starting his PhD under the mentorship of Dr. Peter DeCelles at the University of Arizona in Fall 2021!
Undergraduate student Sophie Black will be starting her MS under the mentorship of Dr. Andrea Stevens Goddard at Indiana University in Fall 2021!
Publications page: https://devonorme.com/publications/
Dr. Orme’s Google Scholar Page: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=JuP4UCIAAAAJ&hl=en
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Get In Touch
Email: Dr. Devon A. Orme
Department of Earth Sciences
Montana State University
P.O. Box 173480
Bozeman, MT 59717-3480