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Environmental water footprints : agricultural and consumer products

Author: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Publisher: Singapore : Springer, 2018.
Series: Environmental footprints and eco-design of products and processes.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book uses case studies to highlight the environmental water footprints in the agricultural and livestock farming sector, and those of consumer products. Water conservation is a major element of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1048102490
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
ISBN: 9789811325083 9811325081
OCLC Number: 1052566635
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Contents; Water Footprint ofAgricultural Products; 1 Introduction; 2 Global Demand forWater; 2.1 Water Footprint Concept; 3 Three Water Footprints; 3.1 Green Water Footprint; 3.2 Blue Water Footprint; 3.3 Grey Water Footprint; 4 Water Footprint Assessment; 5 Four Sectors ofWater Footprinting Assessment; 5.1 Goals andScope; 5.2 Accountability; 5.3 Sustainability Assessment; 5.4 Response Formulation; 6 Calculation ofWater Footprinting; 6.1 Volumetric Approaches; 6.2 Stress Weighted Approaches; 6.3 Life Cycle Assessment Approaches; 7 Water Consumption onAgricultural Sector 8 Need forWater Footprinting inAgriculture9 Water Footprinting ofAgricultural Products; 10 Methodology andData; 11 Calculation ofWater Footprinting ofAgriculture; 11.1 Blue Water Footprint Calculation; 11.2 Green Water Footprint Calculation; 11.3 Grey Water Footprint Calculation; 12 Water Footprinting ofVarious Crops Produced; 13 Standards andGuidelines; 13.1 Water Footprint Network; 13.2 ISO 14046; 13.3 FAO/IEAE Programme; 14 Global Water Tool; 15 Progress andChallenges intheWater Footprinting ofAgricultural Products; 16 Future Trends; 17 Conclusion; References Water Footprint ofLivestock Farming1 Introduction; 2 Materials andMethods; 2.1 Goal andScope Definition; 2.2 Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Analysis; 2.3 Impact Assessment; 3 LCA Results; 3.1 Normalized Results; 3.2 CC (CF) Results; 3.3 Acidification (TA) Results; 3.4 Eutrophication (ME, FE) Results; 3.5 WD Results; 4 WF Results; 5 Discussion; 5.1 WF Versus WD; 5.2 Benchmarking withSimilar WF Studies intheLiterature; 5.3 Benchmarking withSimilar CF Studies inLiterature; 5.4 Certification Procedure; 6 Conclusions; References; Water Footprint andConsumer Products; 1 Introduction 2 Literature Review onWater Footprint ofConsumer Products3 Methods forEnvironmental Input-Output Analyses; 3.1 Input-Output (IO) Models andWater; 3.2 Water Values, Embodiments ofWater; 3.3 Multi-regional Input-Output Models andWater; 3.4 Data Used fortheResults andChallenges Discussion; 3.5 Extensions toOptimization Models, Water Restrictions, LCA-EIO Models, Etc; 4 Results andChallenges inEstimating Water Footprint ofConsumer Products; 4.1 From Agricultural Centered Water Footprints, toFurther Role forIndustrial Ones 4.2 Specific (Industrial) Sectors/Products fromwithImportant Water Footprints ofConsumption are Obtained5 Conclusions andFinal Discussion; 5.1 Conclusions; 5.2 Further Discussion; 5.3 Open andFuture Lines ofResearch; Appendix; References; Water Footprint ofaDecentralised Wastewater Treatment Strategy Based onMembrane Technology; 1 Introduction; 2 Materials andMethods; 2.1 Case ofStudy Description andOperation ofMBR Facility; 2.2 Functional Unit; 2.3 System Boundaries andDescription; 2.4 Life Cycle Inventory, Data Quality andSimplifications
Series Title: Environmental footprints and eco-design of products and processes.
Responsibility: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, editor.

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