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French translation: stockage des strates sous-jacentes

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English term or phrase:stockpiled underburden
French translation:stockage des strates sous-jacentes
Entered by: Veronique Boulet
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18:26 Feb 21, 2006
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Environment & Ecology
English term or phrase: stockpiled underburden
Dans un document d'Environnement Canada portant sur un plan d'action pour les lieux contaminés :


Work Completed FY 03-04: The project activities carried out during the field season include the following:
Oversized material (crushed rocks and stones) washed and disposed of in the washed rock disposal area; sampling and analysis of the footprint of the site area; excavation and containerization of the underburden soil and stockpiled underburden; shipment of remaining containerized PCB-contaminated soil; site restoration; treatment, sampling and analysis of water in the settling pond and discharge of the treated water; rocks and stones levelled, area covered with native soil; and groundwater monitoring wells installed and post-remediation ambient air monitoring conducted.
Veronique Boulet
Canada
Local time: 19:15
stockage des strates sous-jacentes
Explanation:
Underburden = the barren rock material underlying a mineral deposit; opposite of overburden
Overburden = Rock overlying an area or point of interest in the subsurface.

The first reference is the only document I found with FR:EN version - hooray for the Canadians (again!)

Another helpful reference in this field is http://www.fasp.info/Glossaire/A-C.html
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Amanda Grey
France
Local time: 01:15
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stockage des strates sous-jacentes


Explanation:
Underburden = the barren rock material underlying a mineral deposit; opposite of overburden
Overburden = Rock overlying an area or point of interest in the subsurface.

The first reference is the only document I found with FR:EN version - hooray for the Canadians (again!)

Another helpful reference in this field is http://www.fasp.info/Glossaire/A-C.html


    Reference: http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/paleochron/26_f.php
    Reference: http://www.glossary.oilfield.slb.com/Display.cfm?Term=overbu...
Amanda Grey
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Local time: 01:15
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Native speaker of: English
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