Glossary

GDP

Abbreviation for Gross Domestic Product

Geography

The term "geography" refers to a geographic region in the context of ecoinvent. This can be the whole world (global, GLO), a region of several countries (e.g. Europe, RER), one country (e.g. Germany, DE) or a smaller area (e.g. a province in Canada). Activities are always valid for certain geography.

 

List of geographies present in ecoinvent version 3

including name, shortcut, id and coordinates

GLO

Abbreviation for global

groundwater

Water contained in aquifers which are strata in which the water is contained in the porous voids (saturated zone).

groundwater depletion

Rate of groundwater abstraction in excess of natural recharge rate.