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Dissemination of external costs accounting framework

Objective

The objective of this study is to ease the implementation of the accounting framework of the EC/US project on the external costs of fuel cycles by developing a set of manuals to provide step by step instructions for applying the methodology, supplemented by a harmonization procedure for data.

The work will result in:
- a user manual or set of manuals, allowing for the smooth application of the accounting framework as developed in the EC/US study;
- a harmonized set of data to accompany the manual, based on identified Europe-wide databases;
- a transfer matrix which represents the atmospheric models used by ETSU for the accounting framework for the external costs of fuel cycles; - a report on the pre-dissemination phase for Belgium, including a set of information tools and a list of scientific institutes interested.

The study contains four different elements:
- preparation of a user manual describing and explaining the methodology; - harmonization of data: the manual will be accompanied by a number of Europe-wide databases in order to ease the data-gathering work for implementation;
- development of transfer matrices for atmospheric modelling; - preparation of tools for a pre-dissemination phase with application to the Belgian case.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

ASSOCIATION POUR LA RECHERCHE ET LE DEVELOPPEMENT DES METHODES ET PROCESSUS INDUSTRIELS
Address
Boulevard Saint-michel 60
75272 Paris
France

Participants (2)

COHERENCE S.P.R.L.
Belgium
Address
2 A,cour Du Cramignon 2 A
1348 Louvain-la-neuve
Economics for Environmental Protection BVBA
Belgium
Address
14 A,jeurissenstraat
3590 Diepenbeek