WeLCa - A life-cycle-thinking-based software for calculation of impacts on ecosystem services in the wine sector

WeLCa (Wine Ecosystem Life-Cycle Assessment) tool is a life cycle based tool to support decision making in the wine sector. WeLCa builds upon the existing LCA methodologies, recognized and used by companies for environmental communication providing additional information on their impact on various ecosystem services and biodiversity. Phase I is suitable for awareness raising of the concept of ecosystem services and provides qualitative assessment of the impact of variety of agricultural management and production practices. Phase II provides quantitative assessment, suitable for progress monitoring through biodiversity indicators, identification of hotspots and evaluation of the impact of different scenarios.

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