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Method of Ecological Scarcity (UBP Method)

Description of the Method of Ecological Scarcity (UBP Method)

 

Description

 

The data of the "Method of Ecological Scarcity (UBP Method)" is related to the report "Bewertung in Ökobilanzen mit der Methode der ökologischen Knappheit" (in German only), Oekofaktoren 1997 of the SCHRIFTENREIHE UMWELT NR. 297, Ökobilanzen, Federal Office for environment, forest and landscape (BUWAL) of Switzerland, 1998.

Relevant new flows, which were so far not considered in the report mentioned, were characterised in an analogy to the method mentioned above by PE INTERNATIONAL AG and LBP-GaBi, University of Stuttgart.

The report can be ordered at: BUWAL documentation service, 3003 Berne or online at:

http://www.umwelt-schweiz.ch/buwal/eng/fachgebiete/fg_produkte/umsetzung/oekobilanzen/

 

For detailed information and questions please contact the given reference.

 

PE INTERNATIONAL AG and LBP-GaBi cannot be held responsible for any of this information and data.

 

Normalisation factors (UBP-Method)

 

The normalisation factors of the "Method of Ecological Scarcity (UBP Method)" is related to the report "Bewertung in Ökobilanzen mit der Methode der ökologischen Knappheit" (in German only), Oekofaktoren 1997 of the Schriftenreihe Umwelt Nr. 297, Ökobilanzen, Federal Office for environment, forest and landscape (BUWAL) of Switzerland, 1998.

 

For detailed information and questions please contact the given reference.

 

PE INTERNATIONAL AG and LBP-GaBi cannot be held responsible for any of this information and data.

 

Link Swiss Ecoscarcity: http://www.esu-services.ch/cms/index.php

 

Literature

 

[1]

Brand, G., Braunschweig, A., Scheidegger, A., Schwank, O.: Weighting in Ecobalances with the Ecoscarcity Method – Ecofactors 1997. BUWAL (SAFEL) Environment Series No. 297, Bern 1998

 

[2]

Müller-Wenk, R.: The Ecoscarcity Method as a Valuation Instrument within the SETAC-Framework, in: Udo de Haes/Jensen/Klöpffer/Lindfors (Ed.): Integrating Impact Assessment into LCA, SETAC-Europe, Brussels 1994, p. 115-120

 

[3]

Ahbe, S., Braunschweig, A., Müller-Wenk, R.: Methodology for Ecobalances Based on Ecological Optimisation, BUWAL (SAFEL) Environment Series No. 133, Bern 1990

 

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