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ProBas (Prozessorientierte Basisdaten fϋr Umweltmanagement-Instrumente)
Name of source ProBas (Prozessorientierte Basisdaten fϋr Umweltmanagement-Instrumente)
Provider Federal Environment Agency - Germany
Summary text IT-supported project of basic data for environmental management with extended search and data filtering options.
Contact Uwe R. Fritsche (project manager)
Licensing Free
Language(s) German
Access – data formats and accessibility
File type HTML (web) access. Download as PDF or xls available
Software needs Microsoft Office
Contents – breadth and depth of datasets
Age 2000-2010
Geography Germany, Global
Original Data Source(s) Other LCA
Other Databases Included GEMIS, Plastics Europe
Life cycle stages Various
Modeling approach  
Emissions results CO2 and separate GHG
Number of datasets +8000
Main topics Energy carriers and technologies; Materials Production; Transport; Disposal; Other services
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 Yes
Quality – is information provided on data quality?
Data quality score No
Quality assurance Yes
Standards compliant ISO 14040-3 and ISO 14048