Boustead Model


Name of source Boustead Model
Provider Boustead Consulting
Summary text The Boustead Model is a computer modeling tool for lifecycle calculations. It contains a core set of industry-derived data files with information on a range of different fuel production and materials processing operations. The underlying data was not available for assessment as part of this project.
Contact Dr Ian Boustead, Tel. +44 (0) 1403 864 561,
Licensing Licensed
Language(s) English

Access – data formats and accessibility

File type Local software – provided on CD ROM
Software needs Boustead Model

Contents – breadth and depth of datasets

Age Unknown
Geography Global
Original Data Source(s) Research
Other Databases Included Unknown
Life cycle stages Gate-to-Gate
Modeling approach Process LCA
Emissions results Unclear – likely CO2e
Number of datasets 13,000 unit operations
Main topics Energy carriers and technologies; Materials production
Other topics

Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?

System boundaries Unknown
Data Types Process
Allocation Methods Unknown
Technology Unknown
Data year Unknown
Original source Unknown
Uncertainty Unknown

Quality – is information provided on data quality?

Data quality score Unknown
Quality assurance Unknown
Standards compliant Unknown