Sustainable Engineering

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2022

[en] Arendt, Rosalie; Bach, Vanessa; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Environmental costs of abiotic resource demand for the EU's low-carbon development
Resources, Conservation and Recycling :106057
2022
ISSN: 09213449
[en] Hörnschemeyer, Birgitta; Söfker-Rieniets, Anne; Niesten, Jan; Arendt, Rosalie; Kleckers, Jonas; Klemm, Christian; Stretz, Celestin Julian; Reicher, Christa; Grimsehl-Schmitz, Winona; Wirbals, Daniel; Bach, Vanessa; Finkbeiner, Matthias; Haberkamp, Jens; Budde, Janik; Vennemann, Peter; Walter, Gotthard; Flamme, Sabine; Uhl, Mathias
The ResourcePlan—An Instrument for Resource-Efficient Development of Urban Neighborhoods
Sustainability, 14 (3) :1522
2022
ISSN: 2071-1050
[en] Schulte, Rieke A.A.; Link, Andreas; Siegert, Marc-William; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Modeling the use and end-of-life phase of pharmaceuticals in support of a life cycle inventory analysis – Case study on different antibiotics in Germany
Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 25 :100589
2022
ISSN: 23525541

2021

[en] Bossek, David; Goermer, Marcel; Bach, Vanessa; Lehmann, Annekatrin; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Life-LCA: the first case study of the life cycle impacts of a human being
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
2021
ISSN: 1614-7502
[en] Gerbens-Leenes, Winnie; Berger, Markus; Allan, John Anthony
Water Footprint and Life Cycle Assessment: The Complementary Strengths of Analyzing Global Freshwater Appropriation and Resulting Local Impacts
Water, 13 (6) :803
2021
ISSN: 2073-4441
[en] Byrne, Lukas; Bach, Vanessa; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Urban transport assessment of emissions and resource demand of climate protection scenarios
Cleaner Environmental Systems, 2 :100019
2021
ISSN: 26667894
[en] Reich, Yoram; Finkbeiner, Matthias
The research environmental impact disclosure
Research in Engineering Design :s00163–021–00379–4
2021
ISSN: 0934-9839, 1435-6066
[en] Layritz, Lucia S.; Dolganova, Iulia; Finkbeiner, Matthias; Luderer, Gunnar; Penteado, Alberto T.; Ueckerdt, Falko; Repke, Jens-Uwe
The potential of direct steam cracker electrification and carbon capture & utilization via oxidative coupling of methane as decarbonization strategies for ethylene production
Applied Energy, 296 :117049
2021
ISSN: 0306-2619
[en] Cremer, Alexander; Berger, Markus; Müller, Katrin; Finkbeiner, Matthias
The First City Organizational LCA Case Study: Feasibility and Lessons Learned from Vienna
Sustainability, 13 (9) :5062
2021
[en] Al Hasan, Fares; Link, Andreas; Ent, Ruud J.
The Effect of Water Vapor Originating from Land on the 2018 Drought Development in Europe
Water, 13 (20) :2856
2021
[en] Lenk, Clara; Arendt, Rosalie; Bach, Vanessa; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Territorial-Based vs. Consumption-Based Carbon Footprint of an Urban District—A Case Study of Berlin-Wedding
Sustainability, 13 (13) :7262
2021
[en] Mikosch, Natalia
Spatial resolution in water footprinting: from global to local scale
2021
[en] Yavor, Kim Maya; Bach, Vanessa; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Resource Assessment of Renewable Energy Systems - A Review
Sustainability, 13 (11) :6107
2021
ISSN: 2071-1050
[en] Bunsen, Jonas; Berger, Markus; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Planetary boundaries for water – A review
Ecological Indicators, 121 :107022
2021
ISSN: 1470160X
[en] Forin, Silvia
Organizational water footprint: method and application
2021
[en] Valdivia, Sonia; Backes, Jana Gerta; Traverso, Marzia; Sonnemann, Guido; Cucurachi, Stefano; Guinée, Jeroen B.; Schaubroeck, Thomas; Finkbeiner, Matthias; Leroy-Parmentier, Noemie; Ugaya, Cássia; Peña, Claudia; Zamagni, Alessandra; Inaba, Atsushi; Amaral, Milena; Berger, Markus; Dvarioniene, Jolanta; Vakhitova, Tatiana; Benoit-Norris, Catherine; Prox, Martina; Foolmaun, Rajendra; Goedkoop, Mark
Principles for the application of life cycle sustainability assessment
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
2021
ISSN: 1614-7502
[en] Diekel, Felice; Mikosch, Natalia; Bach, Vanessa; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Life Cycle Based Comparison of Textile Ecolabels
Sustainability, 13 (4) :1751
2021
ISSN: 2071-1050
Link, Andreas; Berger, Markus; Ent, Ruud; Eisner, Stephanie; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Considering the Fate of Evaporated Water Across Basin Boundaries—Implications for Water Footprinting
Environmental Science & Technology, 55 (15) :10231–10242
2021
ISSN: 0013-936X
[en] Yavor, Kim Maya; Bach, Vanessa; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Adapting the ESSENZ Method to Assess Company-Specific Criticality Aspects
Resources, 10 (6) :56
2021
ISSN: 2079-9276
[en] Mikosch, Natalia; Berger, Markus; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Addressing water quality in water footprinting: current status, methods and limitations
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 26 (1) :157–174
2021
ISSN: 0948-3349, 1614-7502
[en] Stelzer, Lisa; Hoberg, Friederike; Bach, Vanessa; Schmidt, Bertram; Pfeiffer, Sven; Meyer, Vera; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Life Cycle Assessment of Fungal-Based Composite Bricks
Sustainability, 13 (21) :11573
2021
ISSN: 2071-1050
[en] Mikosch, Natalia; Berger, Markus; Huber, Elena; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Assessing local impacts of water use on human health: evaluation of water footprint models in the Province Punjab, Pakistan
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
2021
ISSN: 0948-3349, 1614-7502
Finkbeiner, Matthias
Commentary: System Expansion and Substitution in LCA: A Lost Opportunity of ISO 14044 Amendment 2
Frontiers in Sustainability, 2 :71
2021
ISSN: 2673-4524
[en] Berger, Markus; Campos, Jazmin; Carolli, Mauro; Dantas, Ianna; Forin, Silvia; Kosatica, Ervin; Kramer, Annika; Mikosch, Natalia; Nouri, Hamideh; Schlattmann, Anna; Schmidt, Falk; Schomberg, Anna; Semmling, Elsa
Advancing the Water Footprint into an Instrument to Support Achieving the SDGs – Recommendations from the “Water as a Global Resources” Research Initiative (GRoW)
Water Resources Management
2021
ISSN: 0920-4741, 1573-1650
[en] Sun, Xin; Bach, Vanessa; Finkbeiner, Matthias; Yang, Jianxin
Criticality Assessment of the Life Cycle of Passenger Vehicles Produced in China
Circular Economy and Sustainability
2021
ISSN: 2730-5988
[en] Pohl, Johanna; Frick, Vivian; Hoefner, Anja; Santarius, Tilman; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Environmental saving potentials of a smart home system from a life cycle perspective: How green is the smart home?
Journal of Cleaner Production, 312 :127845
2021
ISSN: 0959-6526
[en] Bunsen, Jonas; Berger, Markus; Ward, Hauke; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Germany's global water consumption under consideration of the local safe operating spaces of watersheds worldwide
Cleaner and Responsible Consumption :100034
2021
ISSN: 26667843
[en] Emara, Yasmine; Fantke, Peter; Judson, Richard; Chang, Xiaoqing; Pradeep, Prachi; Lehmann, Annekatrin; Siegert, Marc-William; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Integrating endocrine-related health effects into comparative human toxicity characterization
Science of The Total Environment, 762 :143874
2021
ISSN: 0048-9697
[en] Finkbeiner, Matthias; Bach, Vanessa
Life cycle assessment of decarbonization options—towards scientifically robust carbon neutrality
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
2021
ISSN: 1614-7502
[en] Toboso-Chavero, Susana; Madrid-López, Cristina; Villalba, Gara; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Hückstädt, Arne B.; Finkbeiner, Matthias; Lehmann, Annekatrin
Environmental and social life cycle assessment of growing media for urban rooftop farming
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 26 (10) :2085–2102
2021
ISSN: 0948-3349, 1614-7502

2020

[en] Timmerberg, Sebastian; Kaltschmitt, Martin; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Hydrogen and hydrogen-derived fuels through methane decomposition of natural gas – GHG emissions and costs
Energy Conversion and Management: X, 7 :100043
2020
ISSN: 2590-1745
[en] Muhl, Marco; Berger, Markus; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Distance-to-target weighting in LCA—A matter of perspective
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
2020
ISSN: 1614-7502
[en] Yavor, Kim Maya; Lehmann, Annekatrin; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Environmental Impacts of a Pet Dog: An LCA Case Study
Sustainability, 12 (8) :3394
2020
[en] Mikosch, Natalia; Becker, Rike; Schelter, Lennart; Berger, Markus; Usman, Muhammad; Finkbeiner, Matthias
High resolution water scarcity analysis for cotton cultivation areas in Punjab, Pakistan
Ecological Indicators, 109 :105852
2020
ISSN: 1470160X
[en] Herberz, Timo; Barlow, Claire Y.; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Sustainability Assessment of a Single-Use Plastics Ban
Sustainability, 12 (9) :3746
2020
[en] Marx, Hendrik; Forin, Silvia; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Organizational Life Cycle Assessment of a Service Providing SME for Renewable Energy Projects (PV and Wind) in the United Kingdom
Sustainability, 12 (11) :4475
2020
[en] Forin, Silvia; Gossmann, Jutta; Weis, Christoph; Thylmann, Daniel; Bunsen, Jonas; Berger, Markus; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Organizational Water Footprint to Support Decision Making: A Case Study for a German Technological Solutions Provider for the Plumbing Industry
Water, 12 (3) :847
2020
[en] Motoshita, Masaharu; Pfister, Stephan; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Regional carrying capacities of freshwater consumption – current pressure and its sources
Environmental Science & Technology :acs.est.0c01544
2020
ISSN: 0013-936X, 1520-5851
[en] Link, Andreas; Ent, Ruud; Berger, Markus; Eisner, Stephanie; Finkbeiner, Matthias
The fate of land evaporation – a global dataset
Earth System Science Data, 12 (3) :1897–1912
2020
ISSN: 1866-3516
[en] Lisowski, Sergej; Berger, Markus; Caspers, Justus; Mayr-Rauch, Klaus; Bäuml, Georg; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Criteria-Based Approach to Select Relevant Environmental SDG Indicators for the Automobile Industry
Sustainability, 12 (21) :8811
2020
[en] Arendt, Rosalie; Muhl, Marco; Bach, Vanessa; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Criticality assessment of abiotic resource use for Europe– application of the SCARCE method
Resources Policy, 67 :101650
2020
ISSN: 03014207
[en] Dolganova, Iulia; Rödl, Anne; Bach, Vanessa; Kaltschmitt, Martin; Finkbeiner, Matthias
A Review of Life Cycle Assessment Studies of Electric Vehicles with a Focus on Resource Use
Resources, 9 (3) :32
2020
ISSN: 2079-9276
[en] Siegert, Marc-William; Saling, Peter; Mielke, Pascal; Czechmann, Carolin; Emara, Yasmine; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Cradle-to-grave life cycle assessment of an ibuprofen analgesic
Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 18 :100329
2020
ISSN: 2352-5541
Núñez, Montserrat; Finkbeiner, Matthias
A Regionalised Life Cycle Assessment Model to Globally Assess the Environmental Implications of Soil Salinization in Irrigated Agriculture
Environmental Science & Technology, 54 (6) :3082–3090
2020
ISSN: 0013-936X
[en] Hélias, Arnaud; Esnouf, Antoine; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Consistent normalization approach for Life Cycle Assessment based on inventory databases
Science of The Total Environment, 703 :134583
2020
ISSN: 0048-9697
[en] Cremer, Alexander; Müller, Katrin; Berger, Markus; Finkbeiner, Matthias
A framework for environmental decision support in cities incorporating organizational LCA
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
2020
ISSN: 0948-3349, 1614-7502
[en] Jarosch, Lena; Zeug, Walther; Bezama, Alberto; Finkbeiner, Matthias; Thrän, Daniela
A Regional Socio-Economic Life Cycle Assessment of a Bioeconomy Value Chain
Sustainability, 12 (3) :1259
2020
ISSN: 2071-1050
[en] Bos, Ulrike; Maier, Stephanie D.; Horn, Rafael; Leistner, Philip; Finkbeiner, Matthias
A GIS based method to calculate regionalized land use characterization factors for life cycle impact assessment using LANCA®
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 25 (7) :1259–1277
2020
ISSN: 1614-7502
[en] Siegert, Marc-William; Lehmann, Annekatrin; Emara, Yasmine; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Addressing the use and end-of-life phase of pharmaceutical products in life cycle assessment
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
2020
ISSN: 0948-3349, 1614-7502
[en] Forin, Silvia; Berger, Markus; Finkbeiner, Matthias
Comment to “Marginal and non-marginal approaches in characterization: how context and scale affect the selection of an adequate characterization factor. The AWARE model example”
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
2020
ISSN: 0948-3349, 1614-7502

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