Studying the long-term evolution of Earth primarily through sedimentary basin analysis and low-temperature thermochronology. Follow us on Instagram @testresearchgroup
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!
- Spencer Dixon successively defended his MS in April 2023.
- Spencer Dixon wins best talk at ESCI Colloquium
- Natalee Weis awarded best poster at ESCI Colloquium
Spencer Dixon will start work at Ethos Geological in Bozeman, MT Summer 2023.
Undergraduate student Nicole Stine will start work with the USGS Hydrology division in Montana-Wyoming Summer 2023.
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