DICTIONNAIRE DES SCIENCES DE LA TERRE - ANGLAIS-FRANCAIS/FRANCAIS-ANGLAIS, 4ème édition, Dunod, Paris, 2004, par : J-P. MICHEL, M.S.N. CARPENTER et R.W. FAIRBRIDGE (ISBN: 2 10 008290 6)
This dictionary brings together the most commonly used scientific, technical
and general terms in the various fields of the earth and environmental
sciences: geology, geophysics, geomorphology, hydrogeology,
etc. It thus constitutes an important terminological source that is
at the same time specialized and oriented towards users of both languages.
This new entirely revised and augmented edition (2 500 new entries,
particularly in the environmental sciences and geochemistry) includes
more than 15 000 English terms and more than 9 000 French terms. The
introduction contains suggestions to readers of earth science texts
in both English and French, while offering some advice on scientific translation
Some suggestions for translators and dictionary users
English/French: 15 000 entries. French/English: 9 000 entries
Some Anglo-American abbreviations.
Bibliography and Internet links.
Review in Geological Magazine
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