Technical Reports

McLaren, S.J., Clothier, B., Hume, A., Ledgard, S., Zonderland-Thomassen, M., Bellingham, P., & MacLeod, C. (2013). Environmental Footprint Specification for Farm IQ. Final Report and Recommendations. Palmerston North: NZLCM Centre. Report for FarmIQ, Dunedin.

Coelho, C. 2011. "Biodiversity and Life Cycle Assessment". Landcare Research, Lincoln.

Coelho, C. and J. Gabe. 2011. "Environmental impacts of concrete as a building material". Report for CCANZ. Landcare Research, Lincoln. 

Drysdale, D., Barber, A., McLaren, S., Ledgard, S., McLaren, J., and Nebel, B. 2011. "LCA guidelines for merino fabric". PE Australasia, Wellington.

Herath, I., Clothier, B., Green, S., Horne, D., Singh, R., Marsh, A., Buchanan, A., and Burgess, R.  2012.  "Quantifying the grey-water footprint with potatoes. WISPAS- Water in the soil-plant atmosphere system". Issue 111. ISSN 1176-2292. The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food research.

Herath, I., Deurer, M., Clothier, B., Horne, D., and Singh, R. 2011. "The water footprint of New Zealand’s goods and services". Water New Zealand. Issue 169 (28-31). The New Zealand Water and Wastes Association.

Herath, I., Clothier, B., Deurer, M., Horne, D., and Singh, R. 2011. "A look at the water footprint of New Zealand’s electricity. Irrigation New Zealand". Autumn 2011 (12-13). Irrigation New Zealand, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Holmes, A., Muller, K., & Clothier, B.E. 2012. Carbon storage in kiwifruit orchards to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Final Report SFF C09/20 August 2012, Ministry of Primary Industries, Wellington 72pp.

Hume, A. 2012. National Land Resources Centre: Business Stakeholder Engagement Opportunities. Report prepared for the National Land Resource Centre.

Hume, A. 2012. Value Out of Waste Systems in the Bay of Plenty (Industrial Symbiosis). Report prepared for Zespri International Limited.

Hume, A. 2012. "Value out of waste streams in the Bay of Plenty (Industrial Symbiosis)". Landcare Research, Lincoln.

Hume, A. 2011. "Assessment of the water footprint of fresh kiwifruit: Business Case". Landcare Research Contract Report LC0910/124 prepared for Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Zespri International Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand. 

Hume, A. 2011. "Assessment of the water footprint of fresh kiwifruit: Lessons Learned". Landcare Research Contract Report LC114 prepared for Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Zespri International Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand.

Hume, A., Coelho, C., Barber, A., Deurer, M., Green, S., Clothier, B.E. 2011. "Assessment of the water footprint of fresh kiwifruit: Methods and Scoping Report". Landcare Contract Report LC84 prepared for MAF and Zespri International, Wellington, New Zealand.

Hume, A. 2010. "Greenhouse gas footprinting and berryfruit production: Business Case". Landcare Contract Report LC64 prepared for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Sustainable Farming Fund and Blackcurrants NZ Ltd, and the New Zealand Boysenberry Council, Wellington, New Zealand.

Hume, A., Mithraratne, N., Barber, A., Snelling, C., and East, A. 2010. "Greenhouse gas footprinting and Blackcurrant production: Project summary". Landcare Research, Wellington.

Hume, A., Mithraratne, N., Barber, A., Snelling, C., and East, A. 2010. "Greenhouse gas footprinting and Boysenberry production: Project summary". Landcare Research, Wellington.

Hume, A., Mithraratne, N., Sinclair, R.J., Snelling, C., Deurer, M., Barber, A., East, A. 2010a. "Greenhouse gas footprinting and berryfruit production: blackcurrant project summary". Landcare Research Contract Report LC0020 prepared for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Sustainable Farming Fund and Blackcurrants NZ Ltd, and the New Zealand Boysenberry Council, Wellington, New Zealand.

Hume, A., Mithraratne, N., Sinclair, R.J, Snelling, C., Deurer, M., Barber, A., East, A. 2010b. "Greenhouse gas footprinting and berryfruit production: boysenberry project summary". Landcare Research Contract Report LC0018 prepared for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Sustainable Farming Fund and Blackcurrants NZ Ltd, and the New Zealand Boysenberry Council, Wellington, New Zealand.

Hume, A., Barber, A., East, A., McLaren, S., Deurer, M., Clothier, B., and Palmer, J. 2009. "Carbon footprinting for the Apple Supply Chain: Project Summary". Wellington, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Pipfruit NZ.

Ledgard, S.F., Lieffering, M., McDevitt, J.E., Boyes, M., and Kemp, R. 2010. "A greenhouse gas footprint study for exported New Zealand lamb". Report for Meat Industry Association, Ballance Agri-nutrients, Landcorp and MAF. AgResearch, Hamilton. 26p.

Ledgard, S.F., Boyes, M., Power, I., Rollo, M., and Archer, J. 2010. "Greenhouse Gas Footprint of Venison - Milestone 2:  Farm Systems". Report to MAF. AgResearch, Hamilton. 27p.

Ledgard, S.F., Boyes, M., Payen, S., Brentrup, F. 2010. "Life Cycle Assessment of fertilisers used for primary production in New Zealand". Report to MAF. AgResearch, Hamilton. 19p.

Ledgard, S.F., Boyes, M., and Rollow, M. 2009. "Greenhouse gas footprint of beef - Milestone 2:Farm systems". Report to MAF (May 2009). AgResearch, Hamilton. 20p.

Ledgard, S.F., McDevitt, J.E., and Boyes, M. 2009. "Greenhouse Gas Footprint of Venison Meat: Milestone 1: initial planning". Report for MAF, AgResearch, Hamilton.

Lieffering, M., Ledgard, S.F., Boyes, M. and Kemp, R. 2012. A Greenhouse Gas Footprint Study for Exported New Zealand Beef Report prepared for the Meat Industry Association, Ballance Agri-Nutrients, Landcorp and MAF; February 2012. http://beeflambnz.com/Documents/Farm/A%20greenhouse%20gas%20footprint%20study%20for%20exported%20New%20Zealand%20beef.pdf (accessed May 2013)

Lieffering, M., Ledgard, S., Boyes, M., and Kemp, R. 2010. "Beef greenhouse gas footprint. Report to MAF". AgResearch, Hamilton. 95p.

Love, S.R. 2011. "Carbon Footprint of New Zealand Laminated Veneer Lumber".  A report to Nelson Pine, Carter Holt Harvey and Jukken.

Love, S.R. 2011. "Carbon and Energy Footprint of a New Three-Storey Building at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)". A report written under contract to the University of Canterbury.

McDevitt, J.E. 2012. Report on the Rotorua knowledge based bio-economy forum. FoRST report for the partial fulfilment of contract C04X1201.

McDevitt, J.E. 2012. Environmental lifecycle assessment of the biosolids reuse options selected by the Kaikoura community. Report prepared for the Kaikoura District Council and SIFT.

McDevitt, J.E and Allison, R.W. 2012. "Environmental Life Cycle Assessments of analogous ‘Exemplar House’ Designs".  A confidential report to the Solid Wood Initiative and NZ Wood

McDevitt, J.E., Langer, E.R., Leckie, A. 2012. "Environmental LCAs of biosolids reuse options for the Kaikoura community". - Final report.  To Kaikoura District Council and Sustainable Initiatives Fund Trust

McDevitt, J.E and Markotsis, M. 2012. "An Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of the Biospife".  A Confidential Client Report to Zespri International.

McDevitt, J.E. 2011. "Greenhouse gas footprint of a M0077 fishbox made out of a novel expanded polylactic acid foam" A report prepared for the Biopolymer Network

McDevitt, J.E and Seadon, J. 2011. "Life Cycle Assessment Data sets Greenhouse Gas Footprinting Project:  Diesel".  A report to MAF and Zespri.

McDevitt, J.E. 2010. "Development of default values for a New Zealand forestry greenhouse gas footprint tool". A confidential report to EcoBalance.

McDevitt, J.E. 2010. "Winstone Wallboard ETS planning". A confidential report to WWB/GIB.

McDevitt, J.E., and Seadon, J. 2010. "Carbon footprint of three waste timber products in an average communal landfill in New Zealand: Final report". Report for MAF, Scion Wellington.

McDevitt, J.E., Ledgard, S.F., Lieffering, M., Boyes, M., and Kemp, R. 2009. "Greenhouse Gas Footprint of Beef Meat: Milestone 1 report". Report for MAF. AgResearch, Hamilton.

McDevitt, J.E., Ledgard, S.F., Lieffering, M., Boyes, M., and Kemp, R. 2009. "Greenhouse Gas Footprint of Lamb Meat: Final report". Report for MAF. AgResearch, Hamilton.

McLaren, J., Drysdale, D., Barber, A., McLaren, S., Ledgard, S., Nebel, B., and Rankin, D. 2011. "Greenhouse gas and water footprinting of the merino industry". PE Australasia, Wellington.

McLaren, S.J., Clothier, B.E., Hume, A., Ledgard, S., Zonderland-Thommason, M., Bellingham, P., & McLeod, C. 2013. Review of International Sustainability Assessment Schemes – focusing on measurement tools for value chains and individual beef and sheep farms. Report prepared for Silver Fern Farmss New Zealand.

McLaren, S.J., Love, R. and McDevitt, J.E. 2011. "Life Cycle Assessment Data Sets Greenhouse Gas Footprinting Project Inventory Report: Coolstores". A report to MAF and Zespri.

Rankin, D., Ledgard, S., and Boyes, M. 2010. "Greenhouse Gas Footprint of Strong Wool". Report to MAF. AgResearch, Hamilton. 53p.

Schuler, J., and Seadon, J. 2011. "Energy Generation: Options for generating energy from forestry - Small-scale high-technology distributed systems". A confidential report for Scion.

Veuro, S., Hohenthal, C., Love, S., McDevitt, J., Pitkänen, M. 2011. "Screening footprint of LigniVal products, WP6 Sustainability Assessment".  A confidential report to the LigniVal IIOF Collective.

 

Zonderland-Thomassen, M., Lieffering, M., Ledgard, S., Boyes, M. and Kemp, R. 2012. “Water footprint of beef and sheep meat”. Report for MPI, Beef+LambNZ, MIA, Landcorp and Ballance. 55p.

Zonderland-Thomassen, M. 2012. Water in the Taranaki region: A scoping study. Report for Venture Taranaki. AgResearch, New Zealand.

Zonderland-Thomassen, M.A. 2011. "How to tackle water use? A summary report". Report prepared for Capability Fund LCA Methodology, AgResearch, Hamilton, 25p.