Life cycle assessment of rapeseed oil and palm oil: Ph.D. thesis, Part 3: Life cycle inventory of rapeseed oil and palm oil
Schmidt J (2007)
Department of Planning and Development, Aalborg University
Excerpt of preface
This report is published as part of the Ph.D. thesis: Life cycle assessment of rapeseed oil and palm oil by Jannick Schmidt.
The thesis consists of three parts:
1. Part 1: Summary report. The summary report describes the overall problem of the Ph.D. project, the research outline, summaries of the research and perspectives and recommendations.
2. Part 2: Article collection (6 scientific articles) The article collection presents the core of the scientific output of the Ph.D. project.
3. Part 3: Life cycle inventory of rapeseed oil and palm oil.
This life cycle inventory report provides and documents the background material for the scientific article: Comparative life cycle assessment of rapeseed oil and palm oil (published in part two of the thesis). This includes definition of system boundaries, the collected data, the modelling of the investigated system, sensitivity analyses and an evaluation of sensitivity, completeness and consistency. The inventory report has character of an appendix report to the life cycle assessment.