Scientific Advice for the ecoinvent Database v3

Database software design, documentation and testing. Design and test of new LCIA data format. Advice on design of system models and specific datasets. Support for data providers and editors.

The client

The ecoinvent Centre – Switzerland


Our role

From March 2012 to February 2014, Bo Weidema acted as Chief Scientist of the ecoinvent database. He was main author of the ecoinvent Data Quality Guideline for version 3 of the database, which was published in 2013. Project completed September 2014.

The Ecoinvent database v3

The springboard for this project was Bo Weidema’s deep involvement as a general manager and mastermind for the the ecoinvent v3 database from 2008-2012.

The work was finally reported in the Data Quality Guideline for the ecoinvent databace version 3