Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Analysis in Tourism: A Critical Review of Applications and Implications

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Analysis in Tourism: A Critical Review of Applications and Implications

by Viachaslau Filimonau

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319262222
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/23/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr Viachaslau Filimonau is Lecturer in Tourism at Liverpool Hope University (UK) where he has been a member of the faculty since 2013. Dr Filimonau’s academic background is rooted in geography, albeit with a strong cross-disciplinary orientation. He gained his BSc. (Hons) degree in geography and environmental science, a MSc. degree in environmental management and policy a PhD in tourism. Dr Filimonau’s research interests lie in the area of environmental impacts of tourism, tourism impact assessment, pro-environmental tourist behaviour and the use of technology in tourist decision-making. He has published a number of articles in international peer-reviewed journals on the above topics and is currently exploring these research fields further.

Table of Contents

Tourism and its environmental impacts: a brief overview.- Environmental impact assessment of tourism: a review of the key assessment tools.- Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) / Lifecycle analysis as a tool to assess environmental impacts from tourism.- Application of LCA in tourism: a review of business and academic case studies.- Future outlook on application of LCA in tourism.

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