lokstroom

English translation: attraction flow, lure flow

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Dutch term or phrase:lokstroom
English translation:attraction flow, lure flow
Entered by: Anne Key

10:45 May 18, 2007
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Science - Science (general)
Dutch term or phrase: lokstroom
I am currently translating a short text on the 75th anniversary of the Afsluitdijk, and am struggling to find a suitable translation for the above term.

The context is as follows:

"RWS combineert de bouw van de spuisluis met die van een vispassage. De goede zwemmers kunnen hier tijdens het spuien doorheen zwemmen omdat de stroomsnelheid er minder groot is. Slechte zwemmers maken gebruik van de lokstroom als de spuisluizen dicht gaan. Met de eerste vloedstroom gaan ze mee de vispassage door. Daarna sluit de vispassage omdat anders te veel zout water in het IJsselmeer stroomt."

I'm not entirely sure whether the term "lure flow" is appropriate in this context - too literal a translation?

All suggestions welcome - KudoZ points will be awarded within 72 hours.

Many thanks,

Anne
Anne Key
Local time: 19:25
attraction flow, lure flow
Explanation:
'attraction flow apears to be the common English term; the (literal) translation 'lure flow' only appears on a couple of Dutch sites

refs:

Attraction Flow—A Fish Bypass Alternative. by Peter J. Christensen and Rolf G. Wielick. pp. 321-330 Permissions for Reuse Purchase Information ...
www.pubs.asce.org/WWWdisplay.cgi?9504142

Apparatus for reduced flow fish passage - US Patent 6394699
an attraction flow device, said attraction flow device providing downstream spillover to aid in directing fish to said passage unit; ...
www.patentstorm.us/patents/6394699-claims.html

St. Stephen Powerhouse Fish Lift, Cooper River Rediversion Project ...The present fish lift structure does not provide sufficient attraction flow in the tailrace area, where the desired numbers of fish are likely to be drawn ...
stinet.dtic.mil/oai/oai?&verb=getRecord& metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA265312

Model Study of St. Stephen Powerhouse Fish Passage Facilities ...A previous model study revealed that the fish lift at the powerhouse could be ... An auxiliary attraction flow (AAF) system was proposed that uses a siphon ...
stinet.dtic.mil/oai/oai?&verb=getRecord& metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA354174

Enige tijd voor hoog water pompt de pomp van de lokstroom (lure flow) zoet water naar zee om stekelbaarsjes naar de opvangbak. Vervolgens gaat de vacuumpomp boven op de hevel (siphon) aan tot er bijna water wordt aangezogen. Daarna wordt water, met daarmee de vis over de dijk heen naar het polderwater gezogen.
http://www.rekel.nl/water/ushn/decocksdorp/vispassage.htm
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Ken Cox
Local time: 20:25
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As always Ken, an extremely detailed and helpful answer, just what I was looking for. Many thanks for your help, you're a credit to Proz.com!
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attraction flow, lure flow


Explanation:
'attraction flow apears to be the common English term; the (literal) translation 'lure flow' only appears on a couple of Dutch sites

refs:

Attraction Flow—A Fish Bypass Alternative. by Peter J. Christensen and Rolf G. Wielick. pp. 321-330 Permissions for Reuse Purchase Information ...
www.pubs.asce.org/WWWdisplay.cgi?9504142

Apparatus for reduced flow fish passage - US Patent 6394699
an attraction flow device, said attraction flow device providing downstream spillover to aid in directing fish to said passage unit; ...
www.patentstorm.us/patents/6394699-claims.html

St. Stephen Powerhouse Fish Lift, Cooper River Rediversion Project ...The present fish lift structure does not provide sufficient attraction flow in the tailrace area, where the desired numbers of fish are likely to be drawn ...
stinet.dtic.mil/oai/oai?&verb=getRecord& metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA265312

Model Study of St. Stephen Powerhouse Fish Passage Facilities ...A previous model study revealed that the fish lift at the powerhouse could be ... An auxiliary attraction flow (AAF) system was proposed that uses a siphon ...
stinet.dtic.mil/oai/oai?&verb=getRecord& metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA354174

Enige tijd voor hoog water pompt de pomp van de lokstroom (lure flow) zoet water naar zee om stekelbaarsjes naar de opvangbak. Vervolgens gaat de vacuumpomp boven op de hevel (siphon) aan tot er bijna water wordt aangezogen. Daarna wordt water, met daarmee de vis over de dijk heen naar het polderwater gezogen.
http://www.rekel.nl/water/ushn/decocksdorp/vispassage.htm

Ken Cox
Local time: 20:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
As always Ken, an extremely detailed and helpful answer, just what I was looking for. Many thanks for your help, you're a credit to Proz.com!
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