Et profilbilde

Professor
Nestor Fernando Cardozo Diaz { "honorific-suffix": "Professor", "fn": "Nestor Fernando Cardozo Diaz", "tel": "Telephone: +47 5183 2391", "email": "nestor.cardozo@uis.no" }

Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Department Department of Petroleum Technology
Room KE E-379
Web http://www.ux.uis.no/~nestor/home.html
Priv. phone/mob 4062 9562
Notes private email: nfcd@mac.com

Teaching

Structural Geology (GEO 210)
Structural Styles and Basin Analysis (MPG160, with Willy Fjeldskaar)

Computer programs:

http://www.ux.uis.no/~nestor/work/programs.html

Research fields

Regional and reservoir scale structural geology
Basin analysis

Selected publications

Allmendinger, R. W., Cardozo, N., and Fisher, D. 2012. Structural Geology Algorithms: Vectors and Tensors. Cambridge University Press. 
Cardozo, N., Jackson, C.A. and Whipp, P. 2011. Determining the uniqueness of best-fit trishear models. Journal of Structural Geology 33, 1063-1078.
Cardozo, N. and Aanonsen, S.I. 2009. Optimized trishear inverse modeling. Journal of Structural Geology 31, 546-560. 
Cardozo, N. and Allmendinger, R.W. 2009. SSPX: A program to compute strain from displacement/velocity data. Computers and Geosciences 35, 1343-1357. 
Cardozo, N., Røe, Per, Soleng, H., Fredman, N. Tveranger, J. and Schueller, S. 2008. A methodology for efficiently populating faulted corner point grids with strain. Petroleum Geoscience 14, 205-216.
Cardozo, N. 2008. Trishear in 3D: Algorithms, implementation, and limitations. Journal of Structural Geology 30, 327-340.

Research in progress

- Mechanical and seismic modeling of faulting and folding
- Influence of fault related folding on reservoir properties
- Inverse modeling of fault related folding
- Flexural analysis of foreland basins

Work experience

- Research Associate, Cornell University (2002-2003)
- Postdoctoral fellow, NGI Oslo (2003-2004)
- Researcher, CIPR Bergen (2004-2008)
- Associate Professor, UiS, IPT (October 2008-present)

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Allmendinger, Richard; Cardozo, Nestor; Fisher, Donald (2012). Structural Geology Algorithms: Vectors and Tensors. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-01200-4. 289 p.
  • Botter, Charlotte; Cardozo, Nestor; Tveranger, Jan; Qu, Dongfang; Alaei, Behzad (2016). Seismic characterisation of fault models populated using fault-facies techniques. NGF; 2016-11-01 - 2016-11-02.
  • Cunningham, Jennifer Elizabeth; Cardozo, Nestor; Townsend, Christopher (2016). An In-depth seismic analysis of fault architecture: a case study from the Askeladd field area (Southwest Barents Sea).. 2016-11-01 - 2016-11-02.
  • Tveranger, Jan; Tcheverda, Vladimir; Cardozo, Nestor (2016). SEISBARS -Seismic expression of fault and fracture zones in Barents Sea petroleum reservoirs. NFR; 2016-11-23 - 2016-11-24.
  • Botter, Charlotte; Cardozo, Nestor; Hardy, Stuart; Lecomte, Isabelle; Escalona, Alejandro; Paton, Gaynor (2015). From Geomechanical Modelling to Seismic Imaging of 3D Faults.. NGF; 2015-01-12 - 2015-01-14.
  • Botter, Charlotte; Cardozo, Nestor; Lecomte, Isabelle; Rotevatn, Atle; Paton, Gaynor (2015). The effect of fluid flow in relay ramps on seismic images.. EAGE; 2015-09-20 - 2015-09-24.
  • Botter, Charlotte; Cardozo, Nestor; Hardy, Stuart; Lecomte, Isabelle; Escalona, Alejandro; Cooke, Nicholas; Paton, Gaynor (2014). From Geomechanical Modelling to Seismic Imaging of 3D Faults. EAGE; 2014-06-16 - 2014-06-19.
  • Botter, Charlotte; Cardozo, Nestor; Hardy, Stuart; Lecomte, Isabelle; Escalona, Alejandro; Cooke, Nicholas; Paton, Gaynor (2014). From Geomechanical Modelling to Seismic Imaging of 3D Faults. AAPG; 2014-09-14 - 2014-09-17.
  • Cardozo, Nestor; Botter, Charlotte Delphine; Hardy, Stuart; Lecomte, Isabelle; Escalona, Alejandro (2014). From mechanical modelling to seismic imaging of faults. Tectonic Studies Group; 2014-01-06 - 2014-01-08.
  • Botter, Charlotte Delphine; Cardozo, Nestor; Hardy, Stuart; Lecomte, Isabelle; Escalona, Alejandro (2013). Mechanical modelling and seismic imaging of fault zones. CIPR; 2013-05-27 - 2013-05-28.
  • Botter, Charlotte Delphine; Cardozo, Nestor; Hardy, Stuart; Lecomte, Isabelle; Escalona, Alejandro (2012). Mechanical modelling and seismic imaging of fault zones. UNIGEO, UiO, UiB, UiT, Statoil; 2012-08-15 - 2012-08-17.
  • Botter, Charlotte Delphine; Cardozo, Nestor; Hardy, Stuart; Lecomte, Isabelle; Escalona, Alejandro (2012). Mechanical modelling and seismic imaging of fault zones. EAGE; 2012-10-01 - 2012-10-03.
  • Campos, Henry; Mann, Paul; Cardozo, Nestor; Escalona, Alejandro (2011). Tectonic and subsidence history of the Llanos foreland basin of Colombia: implications for hydrocarbon exploration. AAPG; 2011-04-10 - 2011-04-13.
  • Cardozo, Nestor; Aanonsen, Sigurd (2009). Optimized trishear inverse modeling. 2009-01-13 - 2009-01-15.
  • Escalona, Alejandro; Cardozo, Nestor; Nicolaisen, Elin (2009). Characterizing fault zones from 3D seismic data. 2009-11-03 - 2009-11-04.
  • Cardozo, Nestor; Allmendinger, Richard (2008). SSPX: A Program to Visualize Strain in Discrete Element Models. 2008-10-05 - 2008-10-09.
  • Tveranger, Jan; Cardozo, Nestor; Kjeldaas, G.C.; Nøttveit, Henning; Røe, Per (2008). Volumetric fault zone modelling using fault facies. The Geological Society;
  • Cardozo, Nestor; Røe, Per; Soleng, Harald Heimtun; Tveranger, Jan (2007). Volume based strain computation in Havana: A methodology for efficiently populating corner point grids with strain. NGF Vinterkonferansen; 2007-01-08 - 2007-01-10.
  • Tveranger, Jan; Braathen, A.; Cardozo, Nestor; Espedal, M.; Fredman, Niclas; Fossen, H.; Nøttveit, H.; Røe, Per; Skorstad, Arne; Soleng, Harald H.; Syversveen, Anne Randi (2007). Fault Facies modelling – a practical approach to incorporating 3D fault architecture in standard reservoir models.
  • Tveranger, Jan; Braathen, A.; Cardozo, Nestor; Espedal, M.; Fredman, Niclas; Fossen, H.; Nøttveit, H.; Røe, Per; Skorstad, Arne; Soleng, Harald Heimtun; Syversveen, Anne Randi (2007). Faults in reservoir models – unwanted surprises and new methods for avoiding them.
  • Tveranger, Jan; Braathen, Alvar; Cardozo, Nestor; Espedal, Magne; Fredman, N; Fossen, Haakon; Nøttveit, Henning; Røe, Per; Skorstad, Arne (2007). Fault Facies Modelling - a practical approach to incorporating 3D fault architecture in standard reservoir models. American Association of Petroleum Geologists; 2007-11-18 - 2007-11-21.
  • Braathen, Alvar; Tveranger, J.; Fossen, H.; Skar, T.; Cardozo, Nestor; Semshaug, Siv Lise; Bastesen, Eivind; Sverdrup, Einar (2006). Fault Facies – old geological concepts into new methods. CIPR; 2006-05-09 - 2006-05-10.
  • Cardozo, Nestor; Røe, Per; Soleng, Harald Heimtun (2006). Computing strain in faulted reservoirs.