The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment

, Volume 20, Issue 9, pp 1338–1341 | Cite as

LCA Compendium—The Complete World of Life Cycle Assessment (book series) Series editors: Walter Klöpffer and Mary Ann Curran

Life Cycle Impact Assessment Editors: Michael Z. Hauschild and Mark A. J. Huijbregts
  • J. PottingEmail author
  • G. Finnveden


The ‘LCA compendium—The complete world of Life Cycle Assessment’ is a book-series aiming to be a comprehensive and authoritative publication disclosing the wealth of information about life cycle assessment (LCA) published in scientific journals, reports, books and other media. The first volume in this series, i.e. ‘Backgrounds and future prospects in Life Cycle Assessment’, was published in March 2014 (Klöpffer 2014). A review of this first volume can be read in Hunkeler ( 2014). Recently, a second volume has been published, namely the volume ‘Life cycle impact assessment’ (Hauschild and Huijbregts 2015). A third volume, i.e. ‘Life Cycle Management’ (Sonnemann and Margni in progress), will be published later this year. This book review deals with the second volume ‘Life cycle impact assessment’.


Contributing authors

Rodrigo A.F. Alvarenga, Laura de Baan, Jo Dewulf, Peter Fantke, Jeroen B. Guinée, Andrew D. Henderson, Sebastian Humbert, Norihiro Itsubo, Olivier Jolliet, Joe L. Lane, Alexis Laurent, Annie Levasseur, Llorenç Milà I Canals, Stefan Pfister, Philipp Preiss, Ralph Rosenbaum, Pier-Olivier Roy, Pilar Swart and Rosalie Zelm.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Division of Environmental Strategies ResearchKTH Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden
  2. 2.PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment AgencyBilthovenThe Netherlands

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