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Australian National Life Cycle Inventory Database


Name of source Australian National Life Cycle Inventory Database
Provider Australian Lifecycle Assessment Society
Summary text A national, publicly-accessible database with easy access to authoritative, comprehensive and transparent environmental information on a wide range of Australian products and services over their entire life cycle.
Contact Tim Grant tim@lifecycles.com.au
Licensing Free, but requires registration
Language(s) English

Access – data formats and accessibility

File type EcoSpold
Software needs SimaPro, GaBi, Umberto

Contents – breadth and depth of datasets

Age Unknown
Geography Australia
Original Data Source(s) Industry statistics, academic research, government documents
Other Databases Included Unknown
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Grave
Modeling approach See method documentation
Emissions results Life cycle inventory
Number of datasets Unknown
Main topics Energy carriers and technologies; Agricultural production means; Plastics; Materials production; Transport services
Other topics None

Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?

System boundaries Yes
Data Types Process, other
Allocation Methods Yes
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty Yes

Quality – is information provided on data quality?

Data quality score No
Quality assurance Yes
Standards compliant ISO 14048