Search for dissertations about: "life cycle assessment LCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 143 swedish dissertations containing the words life cycle assessment LCA.

  1. 1. Life Cycle Assessment and Decision Making: Theories and Practices

    Author : Henrikke Baumann; [1998]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; life cycle assessment; LCA practice; LCA methodology; LCA modelling; institutionalisation; LCA procedure; life cycle accounting; LCA; systems analysis; decision making;

    Abstract : Life cycle assessment (LCA) has been in use to a varying extent since the late 1960s. The fact that LCA methodology needs further development is a frequently identified barrier to the further application of LCA. Consequently, the literature with suggestions for improving LCA methodology is extensive. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life cycle assessment in the development of forest products Contributions to improved methods and practices

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Gustav Sandin; Magdalena Svanström; Greg Peters; Mats Westin; Annica Pilgård; Michael Narodoslawsky; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; R D; LCA; Life cycle assessment; wood; forest product; forestry; impact assessment; scenario modelling; end-of-life modelling; allocation; multi-functional; planetary boundaries; life cycle inventory; life cycle impact assessment; environmental assessment;

    Abstract : The prospect of reducing environmental impacts is a key driver for the research and development (R&D) of new forest products. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is often used for assessing the environmental impact of such products, e.g. for the purpose of guiding R&D. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life cycle assessment (LCA) : a sustainable management tool?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Industriell ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Lennart Karlson; [2002]
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  4. 4. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Industrial Milk Production

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Industriell ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Merete Høgaas Eide; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; dairy; cleaning; sustainability; packaging; LCA; Life Cycle Assessment; toxicity; milk;

    Abstract : Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) was applied to milk production and processing in a study of the Norwegian dairy industry. This method, LCA, is used to assess the potential environmental impact of a material, product or service throughout its entire life cycle, from the extraction of the raw materials, the production process, and the user phase, to the final disposal. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards inclusion of Biodiversity in Life Cycle Assessment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Industriell ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Emke Vrasdonk; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Impact assessment; Biodiversity; LCA; eDNA; Life Cycle Assessment; Sustainability; Reference situation; Land Use; Biodiversity conservation; Metabarcoding; Indicators;

    Abstract : Biodiversity- crucial for ecosystem health and its products and services – is being lost at an alarming rate. While it is clear that human consumption is the main driving force of the considerable losses, conversion of natural habitats for production is continuing and the subsequent intensification of those systems is likely to cause even further biodiversity decay. READ MORE