Member since Aug '13

Working languages:
Spanish to English
Catalan to English
English (monolingual)
English to Spanish

Chris Ellison
Geology and environment specialist, PhD

Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
Local time: 09:09 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Copywriting
Expertise
Specializes in:
Medical: Health CareGeology
Environment & EcologyArchaeology
Forestry / Wood / TimberFisheries
AgricultureGenetics
BotanyZoology

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 353, Questions answered: 133, Questions asked: 121
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries Botany, Fluid dynamics, Geological Glossary - Chris E, Geotechnical glossary
Translation education Other - IoL Diploma in translation IH (to be completed 2013)
Experience Years of experience: 17. Registered at ProZ.com: Nov 2008. Became a member: Aug 2013.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Website http://www.busci.co.uk
Events and training
Professional practices Chris Ellison endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
Bio

Chris Ellison
PhD qualified Geologist

PhD, BSc., CELTA


Corporate clients know that an
excellent translation enhances the quality of the science
by giving confidence to the reader in the work undertaken. Conversely, a poorly translated document, with
mistranslations or grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors, raises questions about the accuracy of the original science.


With over 18 years experience in working in the fields of geology and environmental science (Cambridge University, UCL)
Published in various scientific journals
Previously assistant editor of the Mineralogical Magazine (MinMag)
Contributor to various scientific publications
Volunteer/Environmental science and biodiversity trainer for the Jane Goodall Institute in Spain

Specialist in Natural Sciences including: Geology
Environmental Sciences

Botany
Biology (specialist in biomedicine, genetics, genomics, microbiology)
Zoology
Botany
Veterinary Science

Other fields of interest and experience: Geotechnical Engineering
Geoarchaeology
Engineering
Building
Chemistry
Physics
Agriculture

Multinational clients (public and private institutions and companies) - references available

Recent projects include:

Translation and revision of scientific articles for many academic clients including:
Institut de Ciències de Mar (geology)
Instituto Geológico y Minero de España (geology)
Instituto Español de Oceanografía (marine biology, fisheries, geology and environmental studies)
Institut Català de Paleontologia (palaeontology)
Universidad de Granada (biomedicine, geophysics, archaeology)
Universidad de Zaragoza (veterinary science, agriculture) Universidad de Alicante (marine biology and fisheries) Universidad de Cartagena (archaeology and geophysics)
Estación Biológica de Doñana (environmental isses) WWF (environmental issues)


Arbolapp (tree identification app by the Spanish National Research Council - CSIC)
http://www.csic.es/web/guest/arbolapp

Soil Atlas of Latin America and the Caribbean (book by the EC's Joint Research Council)
http://eusoils.jrc.ec.europa.eu/library/Maps/LatinAmerica_Atlas/Index.html

Barcelona's Popular Culture website
http://culturapopular.bcn.cat/en

Barcelona Inspira website
http://inspira.barcelona.cat/en

Fora de Classe - Guia de criteris de qualitat per a les activitats d'educació ambiental (book by SCEA)
http://www.scea.cat/documents/fora%20de%20classe/Guia_angles_baixa.pdf

Confidential Oil & Gas, mining and clean energy baseline reports for multinationals working in e.g., Colombia, Iraq, Kenya and Tunisia.

Annual reports for the Institut Català de Paleontologia [available here] "LA CUEVA DE ALTAMIRA. 22.000 AÑOS DE HISTORIA" [article for publication]

"DESARROLLO DE UN SISTEMA DE INYECCIÓN DIRECTA DE GASOLINA PARA UN MOTOR ALTERNATIVO DE 2T." [article for publication]

Many communication articles and press releases including: "LINKER HISTONES NO EMPAQUETEN A L’ATZAR, INVESTIGADORS DEL CRG DEMOSTREN QUE TENEN LA SEVA FUNCIÓ ESPECÍFICA EN L’EMPAQUETAMENT DE L’ADN EN CROMATINA"

"DESCUBIERTA UNA PROTEÍNA IMPLICADA EN LA SORDERA"


Full CV available on request
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This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 357
PRO-level pts: 353


Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English324
English16
English to Spanish9
Catalan to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Science197
Tech/Engineering148
Other8
Top specific fields (PRO)
Geology285
Engineering (general)16
Mechanics / Mech Engineering12
Environment & Ecology8
Mining & Minerals / Gems8
Electronics / Elect Eng4
Botany4
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Keywords: geology, geologia, geological, environment, environmental, science, scientific, geotechnical, geotecnic, geotecnic, petroleum, oil, construction, biology, zoology, botany, report, paper, journal, editing, proof-reading, proof reading, translation, expert, quality, speed, archeology, agriculture, veterinary, fisheries, forestry




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