Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Light-Weight Eco-composites

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Light-Weight Eco-composites

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Miao Guo's PhD thesis provides scientific insights into the environmental issues related to biocomposites based on starch-polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) blends. The author contributes significantly to the methodological issues underlying the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) modelling approach. As well as presenting complete LCA inventories using primary data from a variety of sources, Guo develops a new modelling approach incorporating the process-oriented biogeochemistry model Denitrification-Decomposition (DNDC) into site-specific LCA studies to simulate carbon and nitrogen dynamics in the wheat agro-ecosystem. This thesis addresses important LCA data quality issues by using comprehensive sensitivity and uncertainty analyses and has resulted in a large number of publications in internationally renowned journals.In: Metz B, Davidson OR, Bosch PR, Dave R, Meyer LA (eds) IPCC (ed). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York UNIDO IFDC (2000) Fertilizer manual. Kluwer Academic Publishers USDA (2009) Soil textureanbsp;...

Title:Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Light-Weight Eco-composites
Author:Miao Guo
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-01-11


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