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pelouses calcaires

English translation: calcareous grasslands or calcium-rich

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00:13 May 20, 2005
French to English translations [PRO]
Science - Environment & Ecology
French term or phrase: pelouses calcaires
Any geologists out there who can give me the exact English equivalent of this geological feature of the Lorraine region, please?
xxxACOZ
Australia
Local time: 19:25
English translation:calcareous grasslands or calcium-rich
Explanation:
... Inland dunes with open Corynephorus and Agrostis grasslands, 64.1 x 35.2 Open
grassland ... Calcium-rich fen dominated by great fen sedge (saw sedge) ...
www.jncc.gov.uk/page-1523 - 64k - Cached - Similar pages

swuklink: Grassland
... Grasslands which develop on shallow calcareous (calcium-rich) soil which is
well-drained have rich flora if the number of species present is used as a ...
www.swuklink.com/BAAAGDFH.php - 41k - Cached - Similar pages

Restoration of calcareous grasslands
... Heide" is a remnant of the species-rich ***calcareous grasslands north of Munich***.
... on nutrient poor and calcium rich soils of the Munich gravel plain. ...
www.weihenstephan.de/vegoek/ forschun/popbio/heide-eng.html - 19k - Cached - Similar pages

[PDF] An Ecological History of the Upper Thames: The Development of ...
... created in the late Prehistoric Period, the plagioclimax grasslands ...
grassland occurs on the shallow, alkaline, dry and calcium-rich soils of the ...

Why not ask a geologist on a geology site..you can explain what you need and I'm sure they would love to help you with "exact equivalents". Anyway, this is the term which a trained translator knows how to find.
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Jane Lamb-Ruiz
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calcareous grasslands or calcium-rich


Explanation:
... Inland dunes with open Corynephorus and Agrostis grasslands, 64.1 x 35.2 Open
grassland ... Calcium-rich fen dominated by great fen sedge (saw sedge) ...
www.jncc.gov.uk/page-1523 - 64k - Cached - Similar pages

swuklink: Grassland
... Grasslands which develop on shallow calcareous (calcium-rich) soil which is
well-drained have rich flora if the number of species present is used as a ...
www.swuklink.com/BAAAGDFH.php - 41k - Cached - Similar pages

Restoration of calcareous grasslands
... Heide" is a remnant of the species-rich ***calcareous grasslands north of Munich***.
... on nutrient poor and calcium rich soils of the Munich gravel plain. ...
www.weihenstephan.de/vegoek/ forschun/popbio/heide-eng.html - 19k - Cached - Similar pages

[PDF] An Ecological History of the Upper Thames: The Development of ...
... created in the late Prehistoric Period, the plagioclimax grasslands ...
grassland occurs on the shallow, alkaline, dry and calcium-rich soils of the ...

Why not ask a geologist on a geology site..you can explain what you need and I'm sure they would love to help you with "exact equivalents". Anyway, this is the term which a trained translator knows how to find.


Jane Lamb-Ruiz
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  carlie602
2 hrs

agree  Nico Staes
4 hrs

agree  Graham macLachlan
6 hrs

agree  Dr Sue Levy
7 hrs

agree  David Hunter: (But try an ecologist rather than a geologist.)
8 hrs

agree  Gabrielle Leyden: chalk, limestone or calcareous grasslands, but see the "Habitats Directive" 92/43/EEC - Annexes - for EU preferences
2 days11 hrs
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