The purpose of this website is providing to LCA practitioners useful GIS maps & data resulting of scientific work of ELSA research group. They may relate to either inventory (LCI) or characterization factors (LCIA) at fine geographical scales.
Each set of data maps is provided in a tab in which you will find:
- A brief description of the provided data (maps)
- Associated scientific references
- Download button for each set of data
List of abreviations:
LCA Life Cycle Assessment
LCI Life Cycle Inventory
LCIA Life Cycle Impact Assessment
More information on LCA:
Life-cycle assessment (LCA) is a methodology for assessing environmental impacts associated with all stages of a product’s life from raw material extraction through materials processing, manufacture, distribution, use, repair and maintenance, and disposal or recycling.
Scientific information about LCA:
- Hellweg, S., Milà i Canals, L., 2014. Emerging approaches, challenges and opportunities in life cycle assessment. Science 344, 1109–13.