A proposal for a LCA community knowledge management system

Grist, Shelly and Toleman, Mark (2010) A proposal for a LCA community knowledge management system. In: 7th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri-Food Sector (LCA Food 2010), 22-24 Sep 2010, Bari, Italy.

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Abstract

Practitioners conducting life cycle assessments are uniquely dependent on data collected or published by their colleagues. To meet the LCA community’s strong need for transparent, quality, regionally-relevant data, this paper proposes the development of an online LCA-community knowledge management system (KMS). An online LCA-community KMS could provide the means for the global LCA community to collaboratively create, store, review and compare LCI data. In conjunction with the LCI data store the KMS could provide for an online publication knowledgebase with the ability for authors to provide further clarification of the data collection and analysis methods used in their publications. Finally, an LCA-community KMS could adapt features of various social software applications to provide even more avenues for members to collaborate, to share and to learn from one another.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions.
Depositing User: Ms Shelly Grist
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2010 02:35
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:03
Uncontrolled Keywords: online community; knowledgebase; LCA; LCI; knowledge management system
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080612 Interorganisational Information Systems and Web Services
05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050204 Environmental Impact Assessment
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080707 Organisation of Information and Knowledge Resources
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8804

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