Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Announcement 5th COST Training School, Solsona, Spain

COST Training School – Life cycle analysis in forest biomass supply chains: Methodologies and tools

Solsona (Catalonia, Spain) – Dec.11th- Dec.14th, 2012

-      train students in acquiring and preparing input data for LCA of forest bioenergy supply chains, including practical field measurements, theoretical calculations and data from literature;
-      demonstrate the use of LCA as a decision support tool in selecting wood fuel supply chains.

Programme outline

December 10th, Mon: Arrival to Barcelona. Bus will be provided for transport from Barcelona to Solsona.
December 11th, Tue: Welcome, lesson structure, terminology and materials. LCI, productivity and efficiency. Degradation, losses, moisture and carbon balances.
December 12th, Wed: GHG emissions and allocation. Planning of practical work.
December 13th, Thu: Field data collection.
December 14th, Fri: Data management and analyses, conclusions and feedback.
December 15th, Sat: 10:00 Bus Departure to Barcelona

More information can be found here.

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