Quality Control and Peer Review The 23rd LCA Discussion Forum at ETH Zurich (23rd September 2004)

Braunschweig, Arthur
March 2005
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment;3/1/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p158
Academic Journal
The article presents information about the 23rd LCA Discussion Forum held at Zürich, Switzerland on September 23, 2004. A critical review can be a parallel process, starting at an early stage of the life cycle assessment study with a review of the goal and scope definition, or it can take place once a study is in its final stage. As a parallel review allows early feedbacks, it may help to improve quality. In the discussion, the forum participants expressed their hope that the revised ISO 14040 would include some guidance on the internal and external review, possibly building on the SETAC Code of Practice.


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