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English translation: litter (OL)

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15:25 Feb 20, 2012
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Geology
Polish term or phrase: surowina
Gleby, analiza próchnicy, poziom organiczny:
Poziom organiczny składa się z trzech podpoziomów: surowinowego (Ol), butwinowego (Of), i epihumusowego (Oh).
Evonymus (Ewa Kazmierczak)
Poland
Local time: 10:59
English translation:litter (OL)
Explanation:
A distinction has to be made between an organic layer that is saturated (H) or not saturated (O)
with water according to the FAO-definition (FAO, 2006). The organic layer in aerated conditions
may consist of one or more of the following organic subhorizons (Zanella et al. 2009; Zanella et al.,
in preparation): litter (OL), fragmentation horizon (OF) and/or humus (OH). In water saturated
organic layers a distinction has to be made between Hf, Hfs or Hs horizon. Detailed definition and
descriptions can be consulted in Annex 7.
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IwonaWoj
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:59
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dziękuję :)
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litter (OL)


Explanation:
A distinction has to be made between an organic layer that is saturated (H) or not saturated (O)
with water according to the FAO-definition (FAO, 2006). The organic layer in aerated conditions
may consist of one or more of the following organic subhorizons (Zanella et al. 2009; Zanella et al.,
in preparation): litter (OL), fragmentation horizon (OF) and/or humus (OH). In water saturated
organic layers a distinction has to be made between Hf, Hfs or Hs horizon. Detailed definition and
descriptions can be consulted in Annex 7.

Example sentence(s):
  • may consist of one or more of the following organic subhorizons (Zanella et al. 2009; Zanella et al., in preparation): litter (OL), fragmentation horizon (OF) and/or humus (OH). In water saturated

    Reference: http://www.icp-forests.org/pdf/FINAL_soil.pdf
    Reference: http://www.wgsr.uw.edu.pl/pub/uploads/mcg04/06wicik.pdf
IwonaWoj
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:59
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
dziękuję :)
Notes to answerer
Asker: tak też znalazłam, dlatego zamknęłam pytanie (gdy zamykałam Twojej odp. jeszcze nie było), ale już otwieram by podziękować punktami :) dziękuję! :)

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