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ecosistema de llanura

inglés translation: plains ecosystem

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Término o frase en español:ecosistema de llanura
Traducción al inglés:plains ecosystem
Aportado por: Martin Boyd
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16:41 Nov 10, 2008
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Science - Medioambiente y ecología
Término o frase en español: ecosistema de llanura
From a text book about the ecosystems of Spain:

"Los ecosistemas de llanura son predominantes en la Meseta, la depresión del Ebro y en una parte de Andalucia y Cataluña."

"Plain" seems the most appropriate translation for "llanura", but "plain ecosystems" on its own sounds rather vague to me, and the only reliable usages I can find of it in English are as part of a combination like "flood plain ecosystems" or "coastal plain ecosystems". Is it acceptable to use "plain ecosystem" on its own in this context?

Thanks in advance for your suggestions.
Martin Boyd
Canadá
Local time: 09:56
plainS ecosystem
Explicación:
Reversing Present Day Northern Plains Ecosystem Water Supply Stressors Resulting from the Near Extinction of Three Keystone Species. Authors: Collins, M. R. ...
adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006AGUSMED33C..02C

Early Human-Bison Population Interdependence in the Plains Ecosystem. Author. Epp, H. Dyck, I. Journal title. GREAT PLAINS RESEARCH ...
direct.bl.uk/research/2E/28/RN123882465.html

... 1995 Taiga Plains to adjacent geographic areas, the reassignment of Boreal Plains ecosystem units within the Northwest Territories to the Taiga Plains, ...
forestmanagement.enr.gov.nt.ca/forest_resources/eco_land_classification/taiga07_intro.html

.. fires, and animal bones all over the Old World from Spain to Indonesia, .... enabled Homo erectus to dominate the tropical plains ecosystem, ...
www-geology.ucdavis.edu/~cowen/~GEL115/115CH1.html
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Patricia Rosas
Estados Unidos
Local time: 06:56
Grading comment
Of course! Thanks very much Patricia, and to everyone for your help.
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Resumen de las respuestas recibidas
3 +7plainS ecosystem
Patricia Rosas
4 +3plains ecosystem
Muriel Vasconcellos
4 +1flatlands ecosystemMónica Sauza
4Plains form the predominant ecosystems in...
Grace Horsley


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4 minutos   Nivel de confianza: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 Coincidencias de otros usuarios (netas) +1
flatlands ecosystem


Explicación:
An alternative

Mónica Sauza
Local time: 08:56
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Coincido  Bobo Lockett: I would use the term that's used specifically for Spain: in this reference from Spain for instance, "flatland(s)" is used much more frequently than "plain(s)" http://www.umb.no/ina/forskning/eurolan/publ/EUROLAN report ...
29 minutos
  -> Thank you Deborah! ;)

Neutral  Muriel Vasconcellos: Only 2 references with Google. "Flatlands" is common everyday (UK) language, but "plains" is the scientific term.
1 hora
  -> Thank you Muriel! ;)
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8 minutos   Nivel de confianza: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 Coincidencias de otros usuarios (netas) +7
plainS ecosystem


Explicación:
Reversing Present Day Northern Plains Ecosystem Water Supply Stressors Resulting from the Near Extinction of Three Keystone Species. Authors: Collins, M. R. ...
adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006AGUSMED33C..02C

Early Human-Bison Population Interdependence in the Plains Ecosystem. Author. Epp, H. Dyck, I. Journal title. GREAT PLAINS RESEARCH ...
direct.bl.uk/research/2E/28/RN123882465.html

... 1995 Taiga Plains to adjacent geographic areas, the reassignment of Boreal Plains ecosystem units within the Northwest Territories to the Taiga Plains, ...
forestmanagement.enr.gov.nt.ca/forest_resources/eco_land_classification/taiga07_intro.html

.. fires, and animal bones all over the Old World from Spain to Indonesia, .... enabled Homo erectus to dominate the tropical plains ecosystem, ...
www-geology.ucdavis.edu/~cowen/~GEL115/115CH1.html

Patricia Rosas
Estados Unidos
Local time: 06:56
Idioma materno: inglés
Pts. PRO en la categoría: 56
Grading comment
Of course! Thanks very much Patricia, and to everyone for your help.

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Coincido  Muriel Vasconcellos: I was working on my answer when you posted yours! The girls are fine. You can check out their diary at http://www.dogster.com/dogs/594409.
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  -> thank you, Muriel!

Coincido  Kate Major
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  -> thank you, Kate!

Coincido  Sheila Hardie
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  -> thanks, Sheila!

Coincido  Mónica Sauza
15 minutos
  -> thank you, Monica!

Coincido  Patricia Fierro, M. Sc.
18 minutos
  -> thanks, Patricia!

Coincido  Elizabeth Medina: Agree.
1 hora
  -> thanks, Elizabeth!

Coincido  franglish
3 horas
  -> thanks!
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10 minutos   Nivel de confianza: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Plains form the predominant ecosystems in...


Explicación:
I agree that 'plain ecosystems' doesn't sound right, but you could avoid that by changing the wording around.

Grace Horsley
España
Local time: 15:56
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12 minutos   Nivel de confianza: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 Coincidencias de otros usuarios (netas) +3
plains ecosystem


Explicación:
3,140 references (vs. only 2 references to "flatlands ecosystem").
Examples:

Indigenous plains ecosystem of south-west Christchurch; NATIVE WATCH ...find The Press articles. Species disappearing The first complete census of Britain's ...
www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-12056733.html

Piccaninny Plains Ecosystem / Plants. List not available. © Australian Wildlife Conservancy; Site Map · Privacy Policy · Payment Methods · Security ...
www.awc.org.au/AWC-Sanctuaries/Piccaninny-Plains-Sanctuary/...

Reintroducing Bison Restores the Great Plains Ecosystem -- Environment Animals Nature Ecology Essays.
www.azete.com/preview/43530



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Note added at 2 hrs (2008-11-10 18:42:21 GMT)
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As I pointed out in the discussion above (which may be hidden to some of you if you haven't opened it up), we say "Plains Indians" (437,000 references) - not "plain Indians." "Pampas Indias (15,200 references) - not "Pampa Indians." These are geographic references which in turn have become incorporated into scientific terms.

Muriel Vasconcellos
Estados Unidos
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Coincido  Patricia Rosas: more good links! ¡Saludos! We found a river trail where they can run free--makes life so much easier! And Sunshine and Snow?
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  -> Thanks, Patti! How are the pups?

Coincido  Sheila Hardie
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  -> Thanks, Sheila!

Coincido  Mónica Sauza
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  -> Thanks, Monica!
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