Boustead Model
Name of source Boustead Model
Provider Boustead Consulting
Summary text The Boustead Model is a computer modeling tool for lifecycle calculations. It contains a core set of industry-derived data files with information on a range of different fuel production and materials processing operations. The underlying data was not available for assessment as part of this project.
Contact Dr Ian Boustead, Tel. +44 (0) 1403 864 561,
Licensing Licensed
Language(s) English
Access – data formats and accessibility
File type Local software – provided on CD ROM
Software needs Boustead Model
Contents – breadth and depth of datasets
Age Unknown
Geography Global
Original Data Source(s) Research
Other Databases Included Unknown
Life cycle stages Gate-to-Gate
Modeling approach Process LCA
Emissions results Unclear – likely CO2e
Number of datasets 13,000 unit operations
Main topics Energy carriers and technologies; Materials production
Other topics  
Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?
System boundaries Unknown
Data Types Process
Allocation Methods Unknown
Technology Unknown
Data year Unknown
Original source Unknown
Uncertainty Unknown
Quality – is information provided on data quality?
Data quality score Unknown
Quality assurance Unknown
Standards compliant Unknown