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Key Data Set Information
Name EF-Climate change-Biogenic
Belongs to: Name of LCIA methodology/ies
  • Environmental Footprint
Impact category/ies
  • Climate change
Impact indicator Radiative forcing as Global Warming Potential (GWP100)
General comment Baseline model of the IPCC 2013 + some factors adapted from EF guidance
External documentation / files source
Quantitative reference
Reference quantity
Time representativeness
Reference year 2017
Duration of modelled impact time independent
Geographical representativeness
Intervention location GLO
Impact location GLO
Geographical representativeness description Applicable to world
Impact model
LCIA characterisation model(s) name(s) Baseline model of 100 years of the IPCC
LCIA characterisation model description and included sub-models IPCC model to calculate the relative contribution of biogenic emissions to Global Warming.
Considered environmental or other mechanisms along the impact chain Radiative forcing, including Carbon Feedback
Use advice for data set Timeframe of 100years only.
LCIA method, normalisation, weighting
Type of data set Mid-point indicator
LCIA method principle(s)
  • other
Deviation from LCIA method principle(s) Effective volumes
Normalisation included? No
Weighting included? No
Completeness
Number of basic inventory items covered 217
Commissioner and goal
Commissioner of data set
Project Data set original development within IPCC 5th Assessment Report.
Intended applications Provide globally applicable baseline impact factors for the impact category "Climate change" (midpoint level).
Data generator
Data set generator / modeller
Data entry by
Time stamp (last saved) 2018-01-11T15:25:20.840+01:00
Data set format(s)
Reference to origin of data set
Data entry by
Official recommendation
Recommendation level of LCIA method data set Level III
Publication and ownership
UUID 0db6bc32-3f72-48b9-bdb3-617849c2752f
Date of last revision 2016-12-20T00:00:00
Data set version 01.00.004
Workflow and publication status Data set finalised; entirely published
Owner of data set
Copyright Yes
Access and use restrictions The data set can be used free of charge by anybody to perform LCA studies, to distribute it to third parties, to convert it to other formats, to develop own data sets etc. as long as the ILCD format is mantained. Please note e.g. that reference must be given to the 'Owner of data set' (who may have additional copyright and license requirements on the particular data set that are to be met). Please note also that any modifications/omissions of the data set results in invalidity of any existing 'Official recommendation of data set by governmental body'
Flow Classification Location Exchange direction Mean value Minimum value Maximum value Uncertainty distribution type Relative StdDev in % Data derivation type / status Deviating recommendation Reference to data source(s)
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to air, unspecified (long-term) Output 0.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to urban air close to ground Output 0.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to non-urban air or from high stacks Output 0.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to lower stratosphere and upper troposphere Output 0.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to air, unspecified Output 0.0 % Calculated
Resources / Resources from air / Renewable material resources from air Input 0.0 % Calculated
Resources / Resources from air / Renewable material resources from air Input -1.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to air, unspecified Output 0.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to air, unspecified Output 34.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to air, unspecified (long-term) Output 34.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to urban air close to ground Output 34.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to non-urban air or from high stacks Output 34.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to lower stratosphere and upper troposphere Output 34.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to urban air close to ground Output 0.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to lower stratosphere and upper troposphere Output 0.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to non-urban air or from high stacks Output 0.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to air, unspecified (long-term) Output 0.0 % Calculated
Emissions / Emissions to air / Emissions to air, indoor Output 0.0 % Calculated