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Life cycle assessment of peat utilisation in Finland.

Helena Malkki

Life cycle assessment of peat utilisation in Finland.

by Helena Malkki

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Published .
Written in English


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SHORT ANALYTIC RECORD.

SeriesVTT publications -- 333., VTT julkaisuja -- 333.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15490708M

Carbon Dioxide Utilisation: Closing the Carbon Cycle explores areas of application such as conversion to fuels, mineralization, conversion to polymers, and artificial photosynthesis as well as assesses the potential industrial suitability of the various processes. After an introduction to the thermodynamics, basic reactions, and physical chemistry of carbon dioxide, the book . Life cycle assessment of peat utilisation in Finland; Liiketoiminnan erityispiirteet ja rahoituksen ongelmat turvetuotannossa ja luonnonmarjojen kaupassa; Luja-lietepidättimen kehittäminen: Development of Luja-barriers for bed ditch pipes; Luonnosta ihmisen parhaaksi: kuvia vapolaisista:

Figure Life cycle inventory table example .. 22 Figure Classification and characterisation example (GaBi ) .. 23 Figure Life cycle impact assessment. Schematic steps from inventory to. A framework for the inclusion of land use impact assessment and a set of land use impact indicators has been recently proposed for life cycle assessment (LCA) and no case studies are available for forest biomass. The proposed methodology is tested for Scandinavian managed forestry; a comparative case study is made for energy from wood, agro-biomass and peat; and .

The Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), described at a principal level in ISO Standards and , was used to assess the long-term ( years) climatic impact from peatland utilisation.   This study uses life-cycle analysis to examine the net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the Canadian peat industry for the period – GHG exchange is estimated for land-use change, peat extraction and processing, transport to market, and the in situ decomposition of extracted peat. The estimates, based on an additive GHG accounting model, show that the peat extraction life cycle.


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Life cycle assessment of peat utilisation in Finland by Helena Malkki Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Purpose There has been lively debate, especially in Finland and Sweden, on the climate impacts of peat fuel. Previous studies of peat fuel's life-cycle climate impacts were controversial in their. The energy content of Finnish peat reserves is remarkable.

In this study, the greenhouse impact of peat-based FT diesel production and utilisation in Finland was assessed from the life-cycle point. Life Cycle Assessment of Peat Use for Energy Generation The spatial and temporal variability of peatlands in both their natural and degraded states complicate their study through a life cycle perspective.

The results of life cycle assessment (LCA) studies onCited by: 6. Peat Fuel Utilisation Chains in Finland – A Life-Cycle Approach. Bo-real Environment Research () 12, pp. – II Kirkinen, J., Palosuo, T., Holmgren, K., Savolainen, I.

Greenhouse Im-pact Due to the Use of Combustible Fuels: Life Cycle Viewpoint and Relative Radiative Forcing Commitment.

Environmental Management () 42, pp. The climate impacts of peat fuel utilization have been a controversial issue.

The aim of this report was to clarify the debate and give a better basis for the Finnish energy policy decision-making by summarizing the recent scientific knowledge about the climate impacts of peat fuel utilization based on the life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology.

The energy content of Finnish peat reserves is remarkable. In this study, the greenhouse impact of peat-based FT diesel production and utilisation in Finland was assessed from the life-cycle point of view. In year's time horizon the greenhouse impact of peat-based FT diesel is likely larger than the impact of fossil diesel.

diesel production, peat can be used, which raises a lot of interest due to the large peat reserves in Finland. In this study, the greenhouse impact of peat-based F-T-diesel from the life cycle point of view was assessed. The utilisation chains of peat and peatlands assessed were compared to fossil diesel and F-T-diesel based on logging residues and.

Comparative life cycle assessment of horticultural growing media based on peat and other growing media constituents Context and objectives EPAGMA represents a large part of the peat and growing media industry at the European level.

The 18 member companies are located in: Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Latvia. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland organised a Symposium “Life Cycle Assessment of Products and Technologies” on the 6th of October The Symposium gave a good overview of methods, tools and applications of Life Cycle Assessment developed and utilised in several technology fields of VTT.

MARY ANN CURRAN, PhD, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of life cycle assessment and management. She began working on LCA methodology in at the U.S. EPA's National Risk Management Research Laboratory in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Greenhouse impact due to different peat fuel utilisation chains in Finland - A life-cycle approach Article (PDF Available) in Boreal Environment Research. Greenhouse impact due to different peat fuel utilization chains in Finland – a life cycle approach Background and aim Assessment of greenhouse impact for the peat fuel life cycle Peat utilization chains examined Input data for calculations Results Sensitivity analysis Discussion Conclusions 6.

Previous studies of peat fuel's life-cycle climate impacts were controversial in their interpretation. The aim of this paper is conclusive examination of the issues of LCA methodology, derived from critical review of previous studies and recalculation based on the latest knowledge of greenhouse gas balances related to peat fuel’s utilisation.

Therefore, in this study, the environmental impacts of horse manure management chains utilizing either saw dust or peat as bedding material are investigated using life cycle assessment, and global warming potential (GWP), eutrophication potential (EP), and acidification potential (AP) serve as impact categories.

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland organised a Symposium "Life Cycle Assessment of Products and Technologies" on the 6th of October, The Symposium gave a good overview of methods, tools and applications of Life Cycle Assessment developed and utilised in several technology fields of VTT.

This book is a uniquely pedagogical while still comprehensive state-of-the-art description of LCA-methodology and its broad range of applications. The five parts of the book conveniently provide: I) the history and context of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) with its central role as quantitative and.

Request PDF | Peat Production in High-Emission Level Peatlands - A Key to Reducing Climatic Impacts. | Both peat utilization and peatlands themselves contribute to. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a tool which can be used to assess the environmental impacts and energy requirements of peat energy systems over the entire life cycle, from peat drainage and harvesting to combustion and subsequent after-use of degraded peatlands.

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) The study uses Life Cycle Assessment following the standards ISO and ISO [48], [49].

The goal of the study is to evaluate the environmental impacts of two palm oil production systems from cradle-to-gate. In this project, life cycle assessment methodology was used to compare the environmental impacts of different milk and rye bread product systems (Grönroos and Seppälä, ).

In the project, energy use was chosen as a key indicator in the development of more sustainable agricultural practices in Finland.The Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), described at a principal level in ISO Standards andwas used to assess the long-term ( years) climatic impact from peatland utilisation with respect to land use and energy production chains where utilisation of coal was replaced with peat.In a `multiple generationscenario' we investigate the climate impactif 1 Mega Joule (MJ) of energy is produced every yearfor years from peat compared to otherenergy main conclusions from the study are:•The accumulated radiative forcing from the peatland – forestation – bioenergy scenario over a long time perspective ( years) is estimated to be .