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This page contains information about:
The present database is a result of the project "Lifecycle Assessment of Basic Food" (2000 to 2003) by:
The site is hosted by Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.
Data are also available in the LCA tool SimaPro. Click here to see how to access data in SimaPro.
Text in process data sheets is arranged with bookmarks following the nomenclature of ISO/DTS 14048 and data can be exported automatically to databases applying the ISO format.
Per H. Nielsen, Ph.D.
Merete Nielsen, M.Sc.
The authors are grateful to all industries and public organizations, which supported with data and dialog on production processes and market situations, among these are:
Directorate for Food, Fisheries and Agri Business under the Danish
Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries who
financed the study.
Olesen and Heidi Andersen,Højmarkslaboratoriet
who delivered data on ice production, sand eel fishing, trout feed production,
trout farming and trout slaughtering and supported
with market analysis
related farmed trout.
Data presented at the present site is a first release based on new methodologies and it cannot be warranted that data do not contain inaccuracies or errors.
Data can be exported from the present database and used for free, provided that proper reference to the source is given.
Please use the following expression when referring to the LCA food database as a whole: Nielsen PH, Nielsen AM, Weidema BP, Dalgaard R and Halberg N (2003). LCA food data base. www.lcafood.dk.
Please refer to specific authors when referring to specific process data sheets, see administrative information at the bottom of each data sheet.