Global Emission Model for Integrated Systems (GEMIS)

Summary

Name of source Global Emission Model for Integrated Systems Version 4.6
Provider Öko Institut
Summary text A life-cycle analysis program and database for energy, material, and transport systems
Contact Uwe R. Fritsche (project manager) u.fritsche@oeko.de
Licensing Free
Language(s) German, English
Website www.oeko.de/service/gemis/en/

Access – data formats and accessibility

File type HTML (web) access to Microsoft Access or excel file (selected data)
Software needs Microsoft Office

Contents – breadth and depth of datasets

Age 1990 - 2010
Geography Global, Germany, other countries
Original Data Source(s) Academic research, Other LCA databases
Other Databases Included Unknown
Life cycle stages Various
Modeling approach Unknown
Emissions results CO2e, separate GHGs (all Kyoto gases)
Number of datasets 5000
Main topics Energy carriers and technologies; Materials production; Transport services
Other topics Agricultural production means; Food and renewable raw materials

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 No

Quality – is information provided on data quality?

Data quality score No
Quality assurance Yes
Standards compliant Unknown