Dr Daniel Condon

Dr Daniel Condon

Science Director, Geochronology and Tracers

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3191

E-mail Dr Daniel Condon

ORCID: 0000-0002-9082-3


  •  2014 – ongoing : Present: Science Director, Geochronology and Tracers Facility
  •  2008 –2014 : Research Scientist
  •  2005 –2008 : NERC post-doctoral fellow
  •  2001 –2005 : Post-doctoral researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research interests

  • Earth System Science with a focus on the chronology of the stratigraphic record
  • Isotope Geochemistry, specifically U-daughter geochronology

Current projects and collaboration

  •  2015 –2021 : Integrated Understanding of the Early Jurassic Earth System and Timescale (JET).
  •  2014 – ongoing : Geological Research through Integrated Neoproterozoic Drilling (GRIND)
  •  2014 – ongoing : U-Th dating of methane derived authigenic carbonates, Barents Sea (collaborative research with NGU)
  •  2005 – ongoing : The EARTHTIME Initiative


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

Published outputs

Key papers

Crémière, Antoine; Lepland, Aivo; Chand, Shyam; Sahy, Diana; Condon, Daniel J.; Noble, Stephen R.; Martma, Tõnu; Thorsnes, Terje; Sauer, Simone; Brunstad, Harald. 2016 Timescales of methane seepage on the Norwegian margin following collapse of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet. Nature Communications, 7, 11509. 10.1038/ncomms11509

Condon, D.J., McLean, N., Schoene, B., Bowring, S.A., and Parrish, R.R. (2015). Metrology and Traceability of U-Pb Isotope Dilution Geochronology (EARTHTIME Tracer Calibration Part I). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

McLean, N. Condon, D.J., Schoene, B., and Bowring, S.A. (2015) Evaluating Uncertainties in the Calibration of Isotopic Reference Materials and Multi-Element Isotopic Tracers (EARTHTIME Tracer Calibration Part II). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

Hiess, J., Condon, D.J., Noble, S.R., and McLean, N. (2012) Absolute 238U/235U determinations for use in U-daughter Geochronology. Science, v. 335, p. 1610-1614.