The Role of „Process Chains Analysis“ in Investigating Environmental Problems of Cities
The so-called ‘process-chains approach’ used here can be regarded as part of life-cycle assessment in a broader framework. A computer tool called GEMIS/TEMIS (‘total emission model of integrated systems’) is available to support the type of analysis mainly required in complex evaluation tasks. Various databases comprise part of the computer tools; these consist of several hundreds of pre-defined components of technical infrastructure, representing stages or important devices within the system. The whole system is used for satisfying demands for energy carriers or materials and products. Last year’s analysis was mainly a cover analysis of energy systems, whereas more recent efforts deal with material fluxes and complete infrastructure systems.
KeywordsMethane Dioxide Transportation Assure Dispatch
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