Name of source IVAM LCA DATA 4
Provider Universiteit van Amsterdam
Summary text The IVAM database is a database to be used for environmental life cycle assessment (LCA). It consists of about 1350 processes, leading to more than 350 materials. The data can be used for LCA applications in various sectors.
Contact Harry van Ewijk (lcadata@ivam.uva.nl)
Licensing IVAM LCA Data 4 for professional use €1575 (excluding VAT), for academic use €800 (excluding VAT), upgrade from IVAM LCA DATA 3 €800 (excluding VAT)
Language(s) English
Website www.ivam.uva.nl/index.php?id=lcadatabase&L=1

Access – data formats and accessibility

File type SimaPro
Software needs SimaPro

Contents – breadth and depth of datasets

Age 2004
Geography Netherlands, Europe, Global
Original Data Source(s) Academic research, LCA studies, Industry statistics
Other Databases Included
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Grave
Modeling approach
Emissions results GWP in CO2e
Number of datasets Ca. 1350 processes, leading to more than 350 materials
Main topics Energy carriers and technologies; Materials production; Transport services; End-of-life treatment
Other topics

Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?

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

Quality – is information provided on data quality?

Data quality score Data Quality Indicators are included in all process sheets
Quality assurance Unknown
Standards compliant ISO 14040