European Copper Institute (ECI)

Summary
Name of source Life Cycle Analysis for Copper Products
Provider European Copper Institute
Summary text Life Cycle Assessments of 3 types of copper products: tubes, sheets, wire
Contact lcc@kupferinstitut.de
Licensing Free
Language(s) English
Website www.kupfer-institut.de/lifecycle/
Access – data formats and accessibility
File type HTML access to PDF
Software needs Adobe Reader
Contents – breadth and depth of datasets
Age 2005
Geography Europe (EU 25)
Original Data Source(s) Industry statistics
Other Databases Included None
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Gate
Modeling approach Attributional modeling
Emissions results GWP
Number of datasets 3
Main topics Metals and semimetals
Other topics  
Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?
System boundaries Yes
Data Types Process
Allocation Methods Yes
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty No
Quality – is information provided on data quality?
Data quality score None
Quality assurance Unknown
Standards compliant Unknown
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