European Aluminum Association (EAA)

Summary

Name of source Environmental Profile Report for the European Aluminum Industry
Provider European Aluminum Association
Summary text An environmental report which provides up-to-date life cycle inventory data (LCI) for aluminum production and transformation processes in Europe.
Contact eaa@aluminium.org
Licensing Free
Language(s) English
Website www.eaa.net/en/environment-health-safety/lca/

Access – data formats and accessibility

File type HTML access to pdf
Software needs Adobe Reader

Contents – breadth and depth of datasets

Age 2005
Geography EU 25
Original Data Source(s) Environmental surveys
Other Databases Included None
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Grave
Modeling approach System extension, Elementary flows
Emissions results GWP
Number of datasets 6
Main topics Metals and semimetals
Other topics None

Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?

System boundaries Yes
Data Types Process
Allocation Methods Yes
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty None

Quality – is information provided on data quality?

Data quality score None
Quality assurance Unknown
Standards compliant ISO 14040; ISO 14044