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German translation: Phytoreinigung (Wasseraufbereitung mit Hilfe von Phytoplankton)


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English term or phrase:phytodepuration
German translation:Phytoreinigung (Wasseraufbereitung mit Hilfe von Phytoplankton)
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18:40 Jan 26, 2002
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English term or phrase: phitodepuration
It uses phitodepuration with hydroponic plants to renew wash water and fuel cells for power.

Es geht um eine neue Art von Waschmaschine.
Gibt es im deutschen "phitodepuration"??
Danke für die Hilfe!
Pee Eff
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Ich habe es so gemacht: "Wasseraufbereitung mit Hilfe von Phytoplankton (Phytoreinigung)..." und habe mich danach nur noch mit 'Phytoreinigung' darauf bezogen.

Vielen Dank an alle! das war nicht ganz einfach...
Schöne Grüße,
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5 +2Phytoreinigungambittles
5purification with plantsGregor Adlesic
4Ausscheidung von toxischem PhytoplanktonKlaus Dorn
3commentJan Neersoe



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Ausscheidung von toxischem Phytoplankton

wow, that was difficult - a search for fitodepuration leads you to one Italian website, talking about the revival of bird breeding in a certain region. From there I found "fito" in the EurLex - explained as "toxisches Phytoplankton". Depuration means Ausscheidung.

see websites:

    Reference: http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/pri/de/oj/dat/2001/c_330/c_3302...
    Reference: http://eboals.bologna.enea.it/ambtd/impianti_cw.htm
Klaus Dorn
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Nachdem depuration einfach Reinigung heißt, dürfte es sich bei "phitodepuration" bzw. "phyto..." um eine Abwasserreinigung durch Pflanzen bzw. eine Pflanzenkläranlage handeln. Der deutsche Oberbegriff für die Reinigung/Sanierung schadstoffbelasteter Böden und Abwässer ist Phytosanierung bzw. Phytoremediation; eine spezielle Übersetzung für diese "phytodepuration" konnte ich leider nicht finden. Evtl. findest Du bei den Referenzen weitere Infos, oder eine Suche nach "ph*y*todepuration" hilft weiter.


    Reference: http://www.g-o.de/kap3/3ak.htm
    Reference: http://www.phytosanierung.de/index1.htm
Jan Neersoe
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siehe Reference

    Reference: http://www.kluyver.stm.tudelft.nl/efb/tgppb/pdf/ger4.pdf
Local time: 19:04
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Ich habe es so gemacht: "Wasseraufbereitung mit Hilfe von Phytoplankton (Phytoreinigung)..." und habe mich danach nur noch mit 'Phytoreinigung' darauf bezogen.

Vielen Dank an alle! das war nicht ganz einfach...
Schöne Grüße,

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agree  Ursula Peter-Czichi
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agree  Andrea Kopf
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neutral  Jan Neersoe: Possible, but a Google or Metager search for this term gives 0 hits, so it still might not be the correct technical term
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purification with plants

Das grosse DUDEN Fremdwörterbuch explains: phyt aus gr. Phytón :Pflanze eig. »das Gewachsene«, wortbildungselement mitder Bedeuting Pflance, pflancliches organismus.


depuration (veraltete) Reinugung

So the correct speling of the world would be also in English phytopurification. You can check the Net. The word described process of clining, purufucation of waste waters s with plants. Example from net:

Dear colleagues,
we are working on a project regarding phytodepuration of waste water containing different kind of pollutants (heavy metals, pesticides, detergents, etc.). In order to find naturally or artificially (laboratory) selected plants, we are looking for cultivars of Typha latifoglia and Phragmites australis that are collected or selected under particular environmental conditions. We already have some plants from high polluted sites such as sugar beet transforming industries, but we would like to extend our screening of cultivars and applications. Of course your help will be really appreciated and could be a start for further cooperation. Thanks in advance for any help or suggestions.

Gregor Adlešiè


    Environmental reinstatement chapter 2 NATURALISTIC EGINEERING.htm
Gregor Adlesic
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