The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment

ISSN: 0948-3349 (Print) 1614-7502 (Online)


The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (JLCA) is the first journal devoted entirely to LCA. LCA has become a recognized instrument to assess the ecological burdens and impacts connected with products and systems, or, more generally, with human activities. The LCA-Journal - which has been expanded by a section on Life Cycle Management (LCM) - is a forum for:
Scientists developing LCA and LCM; LCA and LCM practitioners;
Managers concerned with environmental aspects of products;
Governmental environmental agencies responsible for product quality;
Scientific and industrial societies involved in LCA development; and ecological institutions and bodies. Topics covered by JLCA:
- Papers on the improvement and development of LCA methodology
- Social and political acceptance of LCA; Governmental activities + EC, OECD, ISO
- Examples from industrial applications; 'Historical series': LCA How it came about
- Energy analysis; Short versions of actual LCAs and case studies
- LCA-Peer reviews; LCA and eco-labeling

JLCA publishes reports on:
- LCA data banks; LCA software; LCA standardization; LCA-active groups
- LCA workshops, symposia, conferences;
- Activities within UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)
- Activities within SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry),
  SETAC-Europe, SETAC-GLB (SETAC-German Language Branch)
- Activities within UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative
- Governmental Activities + EC, OECD, ISO; national activities.

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