Applications of Life Cycle Assessment
‘Applications of LCA’ is an extract from an M-level unit in Life Cycle Assessment, from the MSc Integrated Environmental Management by Distance Learning (http://www.bath.ac.uk/iem/). The unit is currently under re-development; the core unit text will form the basis for a new online unit of study.
This unit aims to provide the student with an understanding of Life Cycle Assessment as an environmental management tool and a detailed knowledge of how to apply it in practice.
The concluding section, ‘Applications of LCA’, may provide a useful resource for planning a course of study in this field or act as a guide for self-study in the subject area.
The learning aims of this study section are as shown below:
• Provides an overview of potential future direction for techniques
After completing this section students should be able to:
• Identify the role of LCA within the wider environmental management context
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