Methodology of ecoinvent 3
The "Allocation, default" system model which was published in the ecoinvent v3.01 (2013) and v3.1 (2014) has been renamed in ecoinvent v3.2 (2015) to "Allocation at the point of substitution".
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?
Why is the amount of the reference product changing?
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?
How do I calculate the amount of transport in the market?
What is the Rest-of-the-World (RoW) and how is it calculated?
Why is the LCIA score of a certain product negative?
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?
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 does LT and w/o LT mean?
How are electricity market mixes modelled?
How can I see the technology mix of an electricity market?