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Unit Process for Torrefied Wood Chips, 2016

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posted on 2024-02-15, 19:27 authored by Sevda Alanya-Rosenbaum, Richard Bergman

This unit process dataset represents the production of 0.0436 oven-dried kg (1 MJ) of torrefied chips at torrefier (Biogreen, ETIA Group, Compiègne, France, and Norris Thermal Technologies, Tippecanoe, Indiana, USA) at Samoa, California. Additional details on the process can be found in Alanya-Rosenbaum et al (2018).

Resources in this dataset:

  • Resource Title: torrefied chips, at torrefier, PNW.

    File Name: torrefied chips, at trorrefier, PNW,

    Resource Description: .zip file contains native openLCA JSON-LD files

    Resource Software Recommended: openLCA ,url:


Biomass Program: DE-EE0006297


Data contact name

Bergman, Richard

Data contact email


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Intended use

These data were developed as specific, average or generic unit process or LCI results data sets for use in accounting “Accounting” level LCAs (Situation A). A full inventory of environmental flows are included, thus this unit process can be used for a full range of LCIA impact categories, once the appropriate fate and transport considerations have been applied.

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  • irregular


  • Not specified

Geographic location - description

Pacific Northwest of the United States

ISO Topic Category

  • economy

Ag Data Commons Group

  • Life Cycle Assessment

National Agricultural Library Thesaurus terms

bioenergy; LCA; life cycle assessment; life cycle inventory; unit process; torrefaction; wood

OMB Bureau Code

  • 005:96 - Forest Service

OMB Program Code

  • 005:000 - (Primary Program Not Available)

Primary article PubAg Handle

Pending citation

  • No

Public Access Level

  • Public

Preferred dataset citation

Alanya-Rosenbaum, Bergman, R., (2019). "Unit Process for Torrefied Wood Chips, 2016" USDA LCA Commons released June 2019.