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Like many other users, I would like to use the NREL USLCI database in OpenLCA . However, I am aware that there is a basic compatibility issue with the OpenLCA impact methods. Specifically, the elementary flows used by USLCI are not listed in the impact methods which causes impact analyses to return no results.

I am thinking of instituting a quick fix by adding USLCI elementary flows to the impact methods (or maybe replacing the elementary flows in USLCI with those native to OpenLCA), but I am wondering if there are additional issues with the USLCI database that I am not aware of? Some forum entries have alluded to this, and I want to be sure I don't inadvertently introduce errors in my analysis.

Thank you!
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It's on our agenda and I will let you know once we're finishing solving this issue.

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