Daniel Condon

Dr Daniel Condon

Science director, BGS Geochronology and Tracers
BGS Keyworth

Daniel Condon’s Biography

  •  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 collaborations

  •  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

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.

Published outputs
NERC Open Research Archive — Dan Condon


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

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