Dr Daniel Condon

Dr Daniel Condon Isotope Geoscientist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3191

E-mail Dr Daniel Condon


  •  Present: Head of the Chronology Research
  •  2005 –2008 :  NERC post-doctoral fellow
  •  2001 –2005 :  Post-doctoral researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current projects and collaboration

  •  2011 –2014 :  NERC Standard grant: Sharpening the U-Th chronometer through technical developments and community implementation (NE/I013814/1). PI with Prof Gideon Henderson(PI, Oxford) and Dr David Richards (PI, Bristol). 2011-2014
  •  2010 –2014 :  NERC Standard grant: The Svalbard exemplar of Neoproterozoic glaciation (NE/H004645/1). Co-I with Prof Ian Fairchild (PI, Birmingham). 2010-2014
  •  2009 –2012 :  NERC Standard grant: The Archaean–Proterozoic Transition: Constraining the Emergence of the Aerobic Earth System (NE/G004226/1). PI with Prof Anthony Fallick (lead PI, SUERC) and Dr Anthony Prave (PI, St–Andrews). 2009-2012
  •  2008 –2012 :  Framework Programme 7 Marie Curie Initial Training Network: GTSnext. Co–I in network with nine other EU universities, 2008–2012


  •  Isotope Geochemistry and mass spectrometry
  •  Stratigraphy and field based geology

Professional association

  •  Theme editor for AGU's Member Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G–Cubed) journal

Research interests

  •  Earth System Science
  •  Isotope Geochemistry, specifically U-daughter geochronology

Published outputs

Key papers

Hiess, Joe; Condon, Daniel J.; McLean, Noah; Noble, Stephen R.. 2012 238U/235U Systematics in Terrestrial Uranium-Bearing Minerals. Science, 335 (6076) 1610-1614. 10.1126/science.1215507

Meyers, Stephen R.; Sierwert, Sarah E.; Singer, Brad S.; Sageman, Bradley B.; Condon, Daniel J.; Obradovich, John D.; Jicha, Brian R.; Sawyer, David A.. 2012 Intercalibration of radioisotopic and astrochronologic time scales for the Cenomanian-Turonian boundary interval, Western Interior Basin, USA. Geology, 40 (1). 7-10. 10.1130/G32261.1

Charles, Adam J.; Condon, Daniel J.; Harding, Ian C.; Pälike, Heiko; Marshall, John E.A.; Cui, Ying; Kump, Lee; Croudance, Ian W.. 2011 Constraints on the numerical age of the Paleocene/Eocene boundary. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 12, Q0AA17. 19, pp. 10.1029/2010GC003426

Condon, Daniel J., and Bowring, Samuel A., (2011). A users guide to Neoproterozoic geochronology. In: Arnaud, Emmanuelle; Shields, Grahame; Halverson, Galen, (eds.) The geological record of Neoproterozoic glaciations. London, The Geological Society of London.

Condon, Daniel J.; McLean, Noah; Noble, Stephen R.; Bowring, Samuel A.. 2010 Isotopic composition (238U/235U) of some commonly used uranium reference materials. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74 (24). 7127-7143. 10.1016/j.gca.2010.09.019

Condon, Daniel J., Zhuo, M., Bowring, S.A., Yugan, J., Wang, W., and Yang, A. 2005. U-Pb Ages from the Neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation, China: Science, v. 308, p.95-98.