Conference Papers in Published Proceedings

Chandrakumar, C., & McLaren, S.J. (2017). Operationalization of Sustainable Development Goals Using a Planetary Boundaries-Based Life-Cycle Assessment Framework. Conference Proceedings for 8th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, European Convention Centre, Luxembourg, 3-6 September 2017.

Chandrakumar, C., McLaren, S.J., Jayamaha, N., & Childerhouse, P. (2017). Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals Based On a Planetary Boundaries-Based Life Cycle Assessment. Proceedings of Student Seminar on Life Cycle Management and Industrial Ecology, 30 March 2017, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand. Presentation slides available at: http://lcm.org.nz/lcam-industrial-ecology-student-symposium-2017 

Garnett, A., Singh, R., McLaren, S., & Dowdell, D. (2017). Assessing water footprint and associated water scarcity indicators: a case study of concrete manufacture. Oral presentation on Thursday 21 September 2017 at 59th Water NZ Conference and Expo, Hamilton, 20-22 September 2017.

McLaren, S.J., Singh, R., & Clothier, B., 2017. Environmental certification: adding value for New Zealand’s primary producers, or a waste of time and money? In: Science and policy: nutrient management challenges for the next generation (Eds L. D. Currie and M. J. Hedley). http://flrc.massey.ac.nz/publications.html. Occasional Report No. 30. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 8 pages.

Pizzirani, S., McLaren, S.J., Forster, M., Seadon, J., & Payn, T. (2016). A participatory life cycle-based sustainability study on using unmanaged land for mānuka oil production on the East Coast of New Zealand. Proceedings of 10th International Conference on LCA of Food, Dublin, 19-21 October 2016.
 

Chobtang, J., Ledgard, S.F., McLaren, S.J. and Donaghy, D.J. (2016) Life cycle environmental impacts of future dairy farming intensification scenarios: A comparison of intensified systems based on nitrogen fertiliser versus maize silage. In: Integrated nutrient and water management for sustainable farming. (eds L.D. Currie and R.Singh). http://flrc.massey.ac.nz/publications.html. Occasional Report No. 29. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 7 pages.

Ledgard, S.F., Chobtang, J., Falconer, S.J. and McLaren, S. (2016). Life cycle assessment of dairy production systems in New Zealand. In Currie, L.D., & Singh, R. (eds.), Integrated nutrient and water management for sustainable farming. . Occasional Report No. 29. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Available at: http://flrc.massey.ac.nz/publications.html.

Anaya de la Rosa, R., McLaren, S., Jones, J.R., & Sims, R.E. (2014). Interpreting LCA studies to support biomass policy for climate-change mitigation in New Zealand. Proceedings of 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

Chobtang, J., Zonderland-Thomassen, M., Ledgard, S., McLaren, S., Brandao, M. &Donaghy, D. (2014). Environmental trade-offs of dairy-farming intensification in New Zealand: case study in the Waikato. Abstract in Proceedings of 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

Hiroki, S., McLaren, S., & Garnevska, E. (2014). What is local? Consumer perceptions of local food in New Zealand. Proceedings of 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

McLaren, S., & Garnevska, E. (2014). Environmental Life Cycle Management in the NZ wine industry. Abstract in Proceedings of 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

McLaren, S.J. and E. Garnevska. (2014). Why Practice Life Cycle Management? Case Study of the New Zealand Wine Industry. Proceedings of 9th International Conference LCA of Food, San Francisco, 8-10 October 2014. Available at: http://lcafood2014.org/papers/261.pdf

Perie, E., Clothier, B., & McLaren, S. (2014). Reducing uncertainty in assessment of soil-carbon for use in LCA and carbon footprinting studies. Proceedings of 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

Sterzik, H., McLaren, S., Garnevska, E. and Hume, A. (2014). Implementation of LCM in NZ primary industries using a sector-based approach. Proceedings of 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

Garnevska, E., S.J. McLaren and S. Hiroki. (2013). Yealands Wine Group Estate: Balancing Business and Sustainability. International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) 23rd Annual World Forum and Symposium “The Road to 2050: The Talent Factor,” Atlanta, 16-20 June 2013.

McLaren, S.J. 2013. Scoping of LCA Studies: A Missed Opportunity? Poster and Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, Goteborg, 25-28 August 2013.

Sterzik, H. S.J.McLaren, A. Hume, E. Garnveska and J.E. McDevitt. (2013). A Framework Visualising Challenges and Enablers To Successful LCM Uptake In Primary Industry Sectors. Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, Goteborg, 25-28 August 2013.

Anaya de la Rosa, R., McLaren, S.J., Jones, J., & Sims, R. (2012) Using LCA to inform policy for biochar in New Zealand. In Corson, M.S., van der Werf, H.M.G. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri-Food Sector (LCA Food 2012), 1-4 October 2012, Saint Malo, France. INRA, Rennes, France.

Anaya de la Rosa, R., McLaren, S.J., Jones, J. And Sims, R. 2012. “Use of Life Cycle Assessment to inform policymaking for biochar in New Zealand”. Proceedings of 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 28-29 March 2012.

Clothier, B.E., Green, S., Muller, K., Gentile, R., Herath, I., Mason, K., & Holmes, A. 2013. Orchard Ecosystem Services: Bounty from the Fruit Bowl. In Ecosystem Services in New Zealand: Conditions and Trends, J.Dymond (Ed), Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln.

Clothier, B., Deurer, M., Green, S., Herath, I., and Mowat, A. 2012. "A hydrological approach to the water footprinting of New Zealand's fruit products". Proceedings of the 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Centre Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 28–29 March 2012.

Clothier, B.E., Green, S.R. and Deurer, M. 2010. "The sustainable use of water resources for agriculture and horticulture". Proceedings New Zealand Grasslands Association 72:XIX-XXVI. Lincoln, New Zealand, 15-18 November 2010.

Deurer, M., Green, S.R., Clothier, B.E., and Mowat, A. 2011.  "The orchard water footprint of New Zealand kiwifruit – Upscaling from the orchard to the country".  Proceedings of the Fertliser & Lime Research Centre Workshop, Massey University, 8-11 February 2011.

Flysjö, A., Cederberg, C., Henriksson, M. and Ledgard, S. 2011. "The importance of co-product handling in dairy systems". 3rd NorLCA Symposium in Helsinki, Finland. September. 4p.

Flysjö, A., Henriksson, M., Cederberg, C., and Ledgard, S. 2010. “Challenges with harmonising carbon footprint (CF) calculations for milk - case study of Sweden and New Zealand”. Proceedings of the VII International Conference on LCA in the Agri-food Sector. Bari, Italy, 22-24 September 2011.

Gac, A., Ledgard, S., Lorinquer, E., Boyes, M. & Le Gall, A. 2012. Carbon footprint of sheep farms in France and New Zealand: Comparison of results and methodology analysis. in: Corson, M.S., van der Werf, H.M.G. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri-Food Sector (LCA Food 2012), 1-4 October 2012, Saint Malo, France. INRA, Rennes, France. pp. 310-314.

Green, S.R., Deurer, M, and Clothier, B.E. 2011. "A hydrological approach to water footprints: Sap flow and modeling to fill in the knowledge gaps". 8th International Workshop on Sapflow, Volterra, Italy, 8-12 May 2011.

Herath, I., Clothier, B., Green,S.,  Deurer, M., Horne, D., Singh, R., and van der Zijpp, S. 2012. "Variability in agricultural product water footprints: A case study of New Zealand wine". Proceedings of the 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Centre Conference, Auckland, New Zealand 28–29 March 2012.

Herath, I., Clothier, B., Green, S., Horne, D., Singh, R., Marsh, A., Buchanan, A., and Burgess, R. 2012. "Measuring the Grey Water Footprint of Potatoes. In: Advanced Nutrient Management: Gains from the Past - Goals for the Future". (Eds L.D. Currie and C.L. Christensen). Occasional Report No. 25. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Hutchings, J., and Ledgard, S. 2009. "Drivers, methods, results and challenges - Fonterra carbon footprint study". Conference on carbon footprinting of products and services. University of Bath, England.

Ledgard, S.F., Zonderland-Thomassen, M., Lieffering, M. and McLaren, S. 2012. "Role of life cycle assessment in agriculture for realising market opportunities and enhancing on-farm efficiency. In: ‘Advanced nutrient management: Gains from the past – goals for the future’. (Eds. Currie L D, Christensen C L). http://flrc.massey.ac.nz/publications.html. Occasional Report No. 25, Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 11p.

Ledgard, S.F., Lieffering, M., Zonderland-Thomassen, M.A. and Boyes, M. 2011. “Life cycle assessment – a tool for evaluating resource and environmental efficiency of agricultural products and systems from pasture to plate”. Invited Landcorp Lecture. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production 71: 139-148.

Ledgard, S.F., Sprosen, M., Basset-Mens, C., Boyes, M., and Clark, D. 2009. "Intensification of New Zealand dairy farming: Nitrogen leaching and whole-system environmental implications". Proceedings of the 16th Nitrogen Workshop: Connecting different scales of nitrogen use in agriculture. Tipografia Fiordo s.r.l., Galliate (NO), Italy. pp 593-594.

Lieffering, M, Ledgard, S., Boyes, M. and Kemp, R. 2011. "The sensitivity of the C footprint of New Zealand beef to changes in management and other scenarios".  ALCAS conference, Melbourne, Australia. 9 – 10 March 2011.

Lieffering, M., Ledgard, S., Boyes, M., and Kemp, R. 2010. "The effect of new technologies, management strategies and consumers on the C footprint of New Zealand pastoral beef". Poster and paper at the Ecobalance 2010 conference, Tokyo, Japan, 9 – 12 November 2010.

McDevitt, J.E., Langer, E.R., Leckie, A.C. 2012. "Environmental life cycle assessments of biosolids reuse options for the Kaikoura community. New Zealand Land Treatment Collective": Proceedings for the 2012 Annual Conference. Emerging contaminants - unlocking the secrets of everyday chemicals and their fate in our environment, 28-30 March, Tauranga, Trinity Wharf. pg 105-111.

McLaren, J., Drysdale, D., Barber, A., McLaren, S.J., Ledgard, S., Nebel, B. And Maslen, D. 2012. “Greenhouse gas, energy, eutrophicationa nd water footprint assessment of the New Zealand merino industry”. Proceedings of 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 28-29 March 2012.

McLaren, S.J. 2012. “Challenges in developing an international standard for water footprinting”. Proceedings of 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 28-29 March 2012.

McLaren, S.J. and Singh, R. (eds.) 2011. "Technical Workshop on Water Footprinting". Proceedings of Technical Workshop on Water Footprinting held at MAF, Wellington. 18 August 2010.

McLaren, S.J., Hume, A., and Mithraratne, N. 2010. “Carbon Management for the Primary Agricultural Sector In New Zealand: Case Studies for the Pipfruit and Kiwifruit Industries” Plenary Paper for International Conference on LCA for the Agri-Food Sector, Bari, Italy, 22-24 September 2010.

Moore, D.J., McDevitt, J.E., McDonnell, N., Lamm, F. 2012. "Using archival ACC data to estimate injury as a social impact of timber use in residential construction in New Zealand". LCA - A business compass for sustainable development, 28-29 March, Auckland, Waipuna Hotel: pg 73-76.

Perie, E., McLaren, S.J., & Clothier, B. (2012) Soil and biogenic carbon in carbon footprint. . In Corson, M.S., van der Werf, H.M.G. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri-Food Sector (LCA Food 2012), 1-4 October 2012, Saint Malo, France. INRA, Rennes, France.

Perie, E., McLaren, S.J., and Clothier, B.E. 2012  "Soil and Biogenic Carbon Accounting In LCA: Potential and Challenges". Proceedings of the 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Centre Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 28–29 March 2012.

Schuler, J., McDevitt, J.E., Kerckhoffs, H., Renquist, R. 2012. "A life cycle assessment of a closed loop biogas system in New Zealand". A business compass for sustainable development, 28-29 March, Auckland, Waipuna Hotel: pg 35-37.

Zonderland-Thomassen, M.A., Ledgard, S.F. & Lieffering, M. 2012. Water footprint of pastoral farming systems in New Zealand. in: Corson, M.S., van der Werf, H.M.G. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in the Agri-Food Sector (LCA Food 2012), 1-4 October 2012, Saint Malo, France. INRA, Rennes, France. pp. 41-44.

Zonderland-Thomassen, M.A., Dalgaard, R., Heijungs, R., De Boer, I.J.M. 2011. "Methodology Choices within LCA: Climate Change Impacts of Conventional and Organic Milk Production" ALCAS conference, 9 – 10 March 2011, Melbourne, Australia