Author Topic: Translate Points to Impact Measurments  (Read 168 times)

Offline Luca

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Translate Points to Impact Measurments
« on: January 23, 2019, 14:21 »
Hi everyone,

for a project I used the LCIA "Damage to ecosystem, ReCiPe Endpoint (E,A) w/o LT". Now I know that my impact is 0.02points. How can I translate this to something more tangible?

If I am not wrong you determine the impact of damage to ecosystem with species lost per m². Could someone clarify this and tell me what I have to do?

Thank you very much.

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Luca

Offline T.Steinert

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Re: Translate Points to Impact Measurments
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2019, 11:16 »
Dear Luca,

the results of the LCIA endpoint methods are the sum of different midpoint results. Each midpoint is calculated with a weighting factor to a point impact. If you want to determine specific categories, you should use a midpoint impact category.

For further information, have a look into https://sites.google.com/site/lciarecipe/project-definition

Kind regards,
Tobias
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ifu hamburg GmbH