Dr. Ben Daniels

University of Calgary


Research Topic

  • Longitudinal variations in submarine channel stacking and internal architecture, Figueroa Clinoform System

  • M.Sc. Thesis: "Downslope Characterization of Channel Fill and Stratigraphic Architecture along an Ancient Basin Margin, Tres Pasos Formation, southern Chile"

Previous degrees:

  • M.Sc. (University of Calgary)

  • B.Sc. (University of Waterloo)

Little known fact: An early mentor was David Piper, marine geologist.

Research Associate


Daniels, B.G., Romans, B.W., Fosdick, J., Malkowski, M., Calderon, M., Matthews, W., Hubbard, S.M., in review, Andean orogenesis during continental underthrusting and its impact on the paleogeographic evolution of the Cretaceous Magallanes-Austral foreland basin, southern Patagonia (50.6-52°S), Lithosphere.

Auchter, N.C., Romans, B.W., Hubbard, S.M., Daniels, B.G., Scher, H., Buckley, W., in press, Intrabasinal sediment recycling from strontium isotope stratigraphy: Geology.

Daniels, B.G., Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., Malkowski, M.A., Matthews, W.A., Bernhardt, A., Kaempfe, S.A., Jobe, Z.R., Fosdick, J.C., Schwartz, T.M. and Fildani, A., 2019. Revised chronostratigraphic framework for the Cretaceous Magallanes-Austral Basin, Última Esperanza Province, Chile. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 94, p.102209.

Daniels, B.G., Auchter, N.C., Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., Matthews, W.A. and Stright, L., 2018. Timing of deep-water slope evolution constrained by large-n detrital and volcanic ash zircon geochronology, Cretaceous Magallanes Basin, Chile. GSA Bulletin, 130(3-4), pp.438-454.

Daniels, B., 2015. Downslope Characterization of Channel Fill and Stratigraphic Architecture along an Ancient Basin Margin, Tres Pasos Formation, southern Chile [MS thesis, University of Calgary]