Member since May '19

Working languages:
French to English
Spanish to English

Robert Brown
Earth Observation/Int'l Development

Local time: 18:19 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variants: UK, British) Native in English
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What Robert Brown is working on
May 24 (posted via  Yesterday got busy with a few jobs revising and evaluating other people's French to English translations, including an app to find your pet! ...more, + 2 other entries »
Total word count: 4033

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation
Specializes in:
Environment & EcologyAgriculture
International Org/Dev/CoopGeography
IT (Information Technology)Sports / Fitness / Recreation
Volunteer translations

Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 2,027
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions asked: 3
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Other - Alliance Francaise/Instituto Cervantes
Experience Registered at Sep 2018. Became a member: May 2019. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to English (Kato Verified Translator (Translators Without Borders))
French to English (Kato Verified Translator (Translators Without Borders))
Memberships N/A
Software MateCat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (PDF)

For more than 30 years I have been working in applications of satellite Earth Observation for environmental monitoring and mapping – specialising in agriculture and land cover/land use. This includes international development experience working in English, Spanish and French – including Mali, Niger, Argentina and Peru. A native English speaker from the United Kingdom, qualified to the European C1 level in both French (DALF) and Spanish (DELE), I now use this technical experience to translate into English your French and Spanish material on the technical areas I am familiar with: earth observation, geographic information, environment and agriculture. For my technical background see 

I also translate in the field of outdoor leisure, based on personal experience of running, mountaineering, skiing and cycling.

Current work in translation, reviewing and post-editing of machine translation includes:

- freelance translator with Translated S.r.l.: website localisation, software manuals, general documents

- tasks for Translators without Borders: documents for NGOs working in international cooperation, I am a Kato verified translator for both my language pairs. *

- technical translation of project materials from English into Spanish for an earth observation project with a technical consultancy.

*Note that the TWB badge above only refers to the TWB Workspace, most of my translations were done on their Kato system!

Keywords: English, French, Spanish, earth observation, remote sensing, GIS, international development and cooperation, outdoor leisure

Profile last updated
May 23

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