contabilizables los menos, cuantificables otros y evaluables los más

13:59 Jun 14, 2013
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Geography
Spanish term or phrase: contabilizables los menos, cuantificables otros y evaluables los más
This is from a technical report on the establishment and use of portals which make geographical information publicly available in Spain. This is from the section discussing the observable benefits of the money spent on such services and it notes a number of shortcomings, one of which is:

La diversidad de la naturaleza de los beneficios observados: contabilizables los menos, cuantificables otros y evaluables los más.

One way of interpreting this might be: "few are quantifiable in terms of money, others are otherwise quantifiable while most are qualitatively assessed."

Perhaps "quantified" would make more sense than "quantifiable", as the benefits are actually assessed in some way.

Although the sentence seems reasonable enough in English, it seems that I'm adding things that are not in the original. The problem is that I'm not at all clear on what else it could be.

I'm particularly interested in whether there is a technical sense of "contabilizable" that I'm not picking up on here.

British English but all contributions welcome.
Greg Hunt
Spain
Local time: 11:22


Summary of answers provided
4few countable, some quantifiable, and most of them measurable
Juan Pablo Sans


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few countable, some quantifiable, and most of them measurable


Explanation:
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Juan Pablo Sans
Mexico
Local time: 05:22
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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