LCAGAPS

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    LCA-Gaps - Development and application of complementary components to the existing detailed life cycle assessment methodology
    In cooperation between University, Consultants and Industry this EUREKA project develops solutions to remediate identified lacks and shortcomings of existing life cycle assessment (LCA) methods to arrive at a full LCA-method. Focus of the project will be on the handling of waste treatment processes in the inventory component ofthe LCA, on treatment of toxicity in the impact assessment component, on development of European normalization references and the setting of weighting factors in the evaluation component and on statistical treatment of uncertainties in LCA. Based on the outcome of the project suggestions for guidelines will be developed and introduced into the international LCA society.
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date01/12/199401/12/2000

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