Why do I need the ecoinvent database when doing a Life Cycle Assessment?
What can I do if I have problems accessing ecoinvent online?
How do I cite ecoinvent?
What is the difference between SimaPro or GaBi, Umberto, openLCA, etc. and ecoinvent?
What is the structure of the data that ecoinvent offers?
Did the characterisation factors of a specific LCIA method change? Why is the LCIA score of a certain product not the same in the ecoinvent database and in my software tool?
Why is the LCIA score of a certain product negative?
How can I use the ecoinvent database?
What does an ordinary dataset look like?
Why are system models named differently in my software?
What are confidential datasets?
Why have the LCIA results of a product changes between versions?
What are the main features of ecoinvent version 3 which were not present in ecoinvent version 2?
What are activities and products and why are you not using the term “process” anymore?
What is the correspondence file? Where can I find it and for what it can be used?
Have the ecoinvent reports been updated for version 3 and where can I find them?
Where can I find the exchange which I know from version 2 in ecoEditor?
Why can't I see production, supply and consumption mixes present in ecoinvent 2 in ecoinvent 3 anymore?
In ecoinvent 2 there were datasets representing UCTE production mix of electricity. Why can't I find these datasets in ecoinvent 3 anymore?
What does the version number of the database mean?
What is an activity in ecoinvent version 3?
What are global background activities and where do they come from?
What is a market and how is it created?
In which situations are direct activity links used?
Why is the reference product of the treatment activities negative?
What is a constrained market? How is it different from the “normal” market? How does it behave during the linking?
What is linking and what happens during the linking process? Attributional System Model
What is linking and what happens during the linking process? Consequential System Model
What is allocation at the point of substitution (APOS)?
What do the shortcuts, such as CH, RER, RoW and GLO mean?
What are market groups?
What does it mean, when the production volume of an activity is zero?
Why is the “Allocation, default” system model not available in the ecoquery anymore?
How do I calculate the amount of transport in the market?
What is the Rest-of-the-World (RoW) and how is it calculated?
What are the UUID numbers and how do they work?
How to interpret the uncertainty fields in ecoinvent?
What are the LCIA methods ecoinvent is publishing the impact assessment results for?
APOS: why do I have carrots on my recycled aluminium?
What files are available for download from the ecoQuery? Can I download the whole database? Can I have a CD with all the datasets sent to me?
Where can I download the ecoinvent version 3 reports?
Who should I contact if I'm interested in submitting data to ecoinvent?
Why should I submit data to ecoinvent?
How can I submit data to ecoinvent?
Who are the data providers?
What is the ecoEditor and how can I use it?
What are the first steps when starting to work with the ecoEditor?
What are the different ways to create a dataset?
Why do I have to provide a global dataset when I want to submit a new dataset for my country?
What is the annual production volume? Why does it have to be provided?
When do I have to create a dataset as a child of a global dataset? How is it related to its global parent?
What is the ISIC classification field for? To which ISIC classification code does my dataset belong?
Why are some properties already filled out?
What should I do when I receive "outdated master data" error message in the ecoEditor?
Should I include images when creating a dataset?