Stephan Pfister

Summary

Affiliation: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing the environmental impacts of freshwater consumption in LCA
    Stephan Pfister
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 43:4098-104. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Projected water consumption in future global agriculture: scenarios and related impacts
    Stephan Pfister
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Sci Total Environ 409:4206-16. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Quantifying area changes of internationally important wetlands due to water consumption in LCA
    Francesca Verones
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 47:9799-807. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Environmental impacts of water use in global crop production: hotspots and trade-offs with land use
    Stephan Pfister
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 45:5761-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint GIS-based regionalized life cycle assessment: how big is small enough? Methodology and case study of electricity generation
    Christopher L Mutel
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 46:1096-103. 2012
  6. pmc Life cycle inventory and carbon and water FoodPrint of fruits and vegetables: application to a Swiss retailer
    Franziska Stoessel
    Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich
    Environ Sci Technol 46:3253-62. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Modeling the local biodiversity impacts of agricultural water use: case study of a wetland in the coastal arid area of Peru
    Francesca Verones
    Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 46:4966-74. 2012
  8. pmc Effects of consumptive water use on biodiversity in wetlands of international importance
    Francesca Verones
    Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 47:12248-57. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Characterization factors for thermal pollution in freshwater aquatic environments
    Francesca Verones
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 44:9364-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing the environmental impacts of freshwater consumption in LCA
    Stephan Pfister
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 43:4098-104. 2009
    ..The presented method is useful for environmental decision-support in the production of water-intensive products as well as for environmentally responsible value-chain management...
  2. doi request reprint Projected water consumption in future global agriculture: scenarios and related impacts
    Stephan Pfister
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Sci Total Environ 409:4206-16. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Quantifying area changes of internationally important wetlands due to water consumption in LCA
    Francesca Verones
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 47:9799-807. 2013
    ..Our FFs translate water consumption into wetland area loss and thus become compatible with life cycle assessment methodologies of land use. ..
  4. doi request reprint Environmental impacts of water use in global crop production: hotspots and trade-offs with land use
    Stephan Pfister
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 45:5761-8. 2011
    ..High spatial variability of water and land use related impacts underlines the importance of appropriate site selection for agricultural activities...
  5. doi request reprint GIS-based regionalized life cycle assessment: how big is small enough? Methodology and case study of electricity generation
    Christopher L Mutel
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 46:1096-103. 2012
    ..Case study results show important differences between site-generic and regionalized calculations, and provide specific guidance for future improvements of inventory data sets and impact assessment methods...
  6. pmc Life cycle inventory and carbon and water FoodPrint of fruits and vegetables: application to a Swiss retailer
    Franziska Stoessel
    Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich
    Environ Sci Technol 46:3253-62. 2012
    ..For some crops a trade-off between the carbon footprint and the induced water stress is observed. The results were used by the retailer to support the purchasing decisions and improve the supply chain management...
  7. doi request reprint Modeling the local biodiversity impacts of agricultural water use: case study of a wetland in the coastal arid area of Peru
    Francesca Verones
    Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 46:4966-74. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Effects of consumptive water use on biodiversity in wetlands of international importance
    Francesca Verones
    Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 47:12248-57. 2013
    ..The total impact from water consumption in Kenya was 67 times larger than in The Netherlands, due to larger species richness and species' vulnerability in Kenya, as well as more arid conditions and larger amounts of water consumed. ..
  9. doi request reprint Characterization factors for thermal pollution in freshwater aquatic environments
    Francesca Verones
    ETH Zurich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 44:9364-9. 2010
    ..For the case of nuclear electricity investigated, thermal emissions contribute between 3% and over 90% to Ecosystem Quality damage...