Case studies

Publication Year Location Method(s)
Baselining for a circular Toronto: Material Flow Analysis
Report
Circle Economy
2021 Toronto
MFA
Circular Kongsvinger Region
Report
Circle Economy
2020 MFA
Circular Àmbit B30
Report
Circle Economy
2020 Barcelona
MFA
Evaluating urban water management using a water metabolism framework: A comparative analysis of three regions in Korea
Journal Article
Jeong and Park
2020 Seoul
Ulsan
Lost Material Stock in Buildings due to Sea Level Rise from Global Warming: The Case of Fiji Islands
Journal Article
Merschroth et al.
2020 MSA
A Geodesign Decision Support Environment for Integrating Management of Resource Flows in Spatial Planning
Journal Article
Arciniegas et al.
2019 Amsterdam
A Simple Sinuosity-Based Method using GPS data to Support Mitigation Policies for Public Buses GHG Emissions
Conference Paper
Wills et al.
2019 Rio de Janeiro
An ecological-thermodynamic approach to urban metabolism: Measuring resource utilization with open system network effectiveness analysis
Journal Article
Tan et al.
2019 Singapore
Analysis of urban metabolism and policy assessment : building a nested multiregional input-output model
Thesis
BRAMBILLA di CIVESIO and BURATTI
2019 Milan
CF
EE-IOA
MRIO
Capture and Control of Material Flows and Stocks in Urban Housing - Based on the Case Study of the Housing Industry in Munich-Freiham
Thesis
Matthias Arnold Heinrich
2019 Munich
MSA
Characterizing the metabolic pattern of urban systems using MuSIASEM: The case of Barcelona
Journal Article
Pérez-Sánchez et al.
2019 Barcelona
MuSIASEM
Circular Economy Opportunities in Almaty
Report
Circle Economy
2019 MFA
Circular Economy Strategies in Eight Historic Port Cities: Criteria and Indicators Towards a Circular City Assessment Framework
Journal Article
Antonia Gravagnuolo and Girard
2019 Amsterdam
Antwerp
Hamburg
Lisbon
London
Marseille
Porto
Rotterdam
Circular Prague
Report
Circle Economy
2019 Prague
MFA
Circular cities Switzerland - Bern: Material flow analysis
Report
Circle Economy
2019 MFA
Combining material flow analysis with life cycle assessment to identify environmental hotspots of urban consumption
Journal Article
Westin et al.
2019 Gothenburg
Stockholm
Hybrid MFA-LCA
Conceptualizing Household Energy Metabolism: A Methodological Contribution
Journal Article
Strydom et al.
2019 Cape Town
Energy Accounting
Consumption-Based Carbon Emissions of Tianjin Based on Multi-Scale Input–Output Analysis
Journal Article
Xu et al.
2019 Tianjin
MRIO
Deliverable 3.3 Process model for the two pilot cases: Amsterdam, the Netherlands & Naples, Italy
Report
Bob Geldermans (TUD) and
2019 Amsterdam
Naples
AS-MFA
Diets, Food Miles, and Environmental Sustainability of Urban Food Systems: Analysis of Nine Indian Cities
Journal Article
Boyer et al.
2019 Ahmadabad
Bangalore
Chandigarh
Chennai
Delhi
Goa
Pondicherry
Rajkot
Surat
Energy retrofit scenarios material flows and circularity
Conference Paper
Gobbo et al.
2019 Brussels
Examining urban metabolism: A material flow perspective on cities and their sustainability
Journal Article
Cui et al.
2019 Guangzhou
EW-MFA
In-use Product and Steel Stocks Sustaining the Urbanization of Xiamen, China
Journal Article
Song et al.
2019 Xiamen
MSA
Incorporating Metabolic Thinking into Regional Planning: The Case of the Sierra Calderona Strategic Plan
Journal Article
Daniela Perrotti Juanjo Galan
2019 Valencia
EF
Energy Accounting
MFA
Integrating lifecycle assessment and urban metabolism at city level: Comparison between Spanish cities
Journal Article
González-García and Dias
2019 Bilbao
Sevilla
Hybrid MFA-LCA
Managing the Transition towards Circular Metabolism: Living Labs as a Co-Creation Approach
Journal Article
Amenta et al.
2019 Amsterdam
Naples
Metabolic relationships between cities and hinterland: a political-industrial ecology of energy metabolism of Saint-Nazaire metropolitan and port area (France)
Journal Article
Bahers et al.
2019 Saint-Nazaire
EFA
Opportunities and limits of circular economy as policy framework for urban metabolism
Book Section
Athanassiadis et al.
2019 Brussels
London
Paris
Spatial analysis of urban material stock with clustering algorithms: A Northern European case study
Journal Article
Gontia et al.
2019 Gothenburg
MSA
Spatially explicit material stock analysis of buildings in Eastern China metropoles
Journal Article
Guo et al.
2019 Beijing
Changzhou
Fuzhou
Guangzhou
Hangzhou
Jinan
Nanjing
Qingdao
Shanghai
Shenzhen
Shijiazhuang
Suzhou
Tianjin
Xiamen
MSA
Towards an interspatial urban metabolism analysis in an interconnected world
Journal Article
Zeev Stossel Meidad Kissinger
2019 Tel Aviv
Urban water metabolism information for planning water sensitive city-regions
Journal Article
Serrao-Neumann et al.
2019 Melbourne
Perth
Using spatially explicit commodity flow and truck activity data to map urban material flows
Journal Article
Lynette Cheah Lih Wei Yeow
2019 Singapore
MFA
A Proposal to Integrate System Dynamics and Carbon Metabolism for Urban Planning
Conference Paper
Elliot et al.
2018 Lisbon
IOA
A holistic framework for the integrated assessment of urban waste management systems
Journal Article
Chifari et al.
2018 Naples
MuSIASEM
Amstelveen Circulair: Kansen voor de circulaire economie in Amstelveen
Report
Circle Economy
2018 MFA
Circular Bilbao & Bizkaia
Report
Circle Economy
2018 Bilbao
MFA
Circular cities Switzerland - Basel: Material flow analysis
Report
Circle Economy
2018 MFA
D.3.5. Process model for the follow-up cases: Łódź
Report
PAN) et al.
2018 Łódź
AS-MFA
D3.6 Process Model Hamburg
Report
(HCU) et al.
2018 Hamburg
AS-MFA
D3.7 Process model Pécs
Report
(RKI) et al.
2018 Pécs
AS-MFA
Development of an urban FEW nexus online analyzer to support urban circular economy strategy planning
Journal Article
Xue et al.
2018 Beijing
Emergy Analysis
From urban metabolism to industrial ecosystem metabolism: A study of construction in Shanghai from 2004 to 2014
Journal Article
Zhang et al.
2018 Shanghai
MEFA
Metabolism of Global Cities: London, Manchester, Chicago
Book Section
Harriet Friedmann
2018 Chicago
London
Manchester
Quantifying the spatial patterns of urban carbon metabolism: A case study of Hangzhou, China
Journal Article
Xia et al.
2018 Hangzhou
Space-time information analysis for resource-conscious urban planning and design: A stakeholder based identification of urban metabolism data gaps
Journal Article
M.Voskamp et al.
2018 Amsterdam
Understanding the mechanism of urban material metabolism with ecological network analysis: An experimental study of Wuxi, China
Journal Article
Li et al.
2018 Wuxi
MFA
Urban Metabolism of Bangalore City: A Water Mass Balance Analysis
Journal Article
Paul et al.
2018 Bangalore
MFA
Urban Metabolism of Intermediate Cities: The Material Flow Analysis, Hinterlands and the Logistics‐Hub Function of Rennes and Le Mans (France)
Journal Article
Bahers et al.
2018 Le Mans
Rennes
EW-MFA
Urban metabolism of megacities: A comparative analysis of Shanghai, Tokyo, London and Paris to inform low carbon and sustainable development pathways
Journal Article
Han et al.
2018 London
Paris
Shanghai
Tokyo
MuSIASEM
A Hybrid Approach for Assessing the Multi-Scale Impacts of Urban Resource Use: Transportation in Phoenix, Arizona
Journal Article
Clark and Chester
2017 Phoenix
Hybrid MFA-LCA
An Urban Metabolism and Carbon Footprint Analysis of the Jing-Jin-Ji Regional Agglomeration
Journal Article
Zheng et al.
2017 Beijing
Hebei
Tianjin
CF
MRIO
Analysis of Urban Metabolism Cycles for a Sustainable and Competitive Tourist City. The Case of Miramar (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Conference Paper
Testa et al.
2017 Miramar
Comprehensive evaluation on industrial & urban symbiosis by combining MFA, carbon footprint and emergy methods—Case of Kawasaki, Japan
Journal Article
Ohnishi et al.
2017 Kawasaki
CF
Emergy Analysis
MFA
Conceptualising slum in an urban African context
Journal Article
Smit et al.
2017 Stellenbosch
Connecting land-use and water planning: Prospects for an urban water metabolism approach
Journal Article
Serrao-Neumann et al.
2017 Melbourne
Perth
Development of a municipal solid waste management decision support tool for Naples, Italy
Journal Article
Chifari et al.
2017 Naples
MuSIASEM
Downscaling Aggregate Urban Metabolism Accounts to Local Districts
Journal Article
Horta and Keirstead
2017 London
Eco-benefits assessment on urban industrial symbiosis based on material flows analysis and emergy evaluation approach: A case of Liuzhou city, China
Journal Article
Sun et al.
2017 Liuzhou
MFA-Emergy
Material flow analysis of the residential building stock at the city of Rio de Janeiro
Journal Article
Condeixa et al.
2017 Rio de Janeiro
MSA
Meaningful Circular Metabolism
Thesis
B. D. Nap
2017 Amsterdam
Prospecting the Urban Mine of Amsterdam
Report
Voet et al.
2017 Amsterdam
MSA
Quantifying and mapping embodied environmental requirements of urban building stocks
Journal Article
Stephan and Athanassiadis
2017 Melbourne
MSA
Reprint of: Urban metabolism profiles. An empirical analysis of the material flow characteristics of three metropolitan areas in Sweden
Journal Article
Rosado et al.
2017 Gothenburg
Malmö
Stockholm
UMan
The Life Cycle Assessment of an Energy-Positive Peri-Urban Residence in a Tropical Regime
Journal Article
Bukoski et al.
2017 Bangkok
LCA
The Nexus of Carbon, Nitrogen, and Biodiversity Impacts from Urban Metabolism
Journal Article
Singh and Kennedy
2017 Shanghai
The contribution of the informal economy to urban sustainability - case study of waste management in Tepito, Mexico City
Thesis
Louise Guibrunet
2017 Mexico City
Urban Metabolism of Three Cities in Jing-Jin-JiUrban Agglomeration, China: Using theMuSIASEM Approach
Journal Article
Xiaoyue Wang and Li
2017 Beijing
Tangshan
Tianjin
MuSIASEM
Urban metabolism: A review with reference to Cape Town
Journal Article
Currie et al.
2017 Cape Town
EW-MFA
Using Material and Energy Flow Analysis to Estimate Future Energy Demand at the City Level
Journal Article
Albelwi et al.
2017 Riyadh
MSA
Using Web‐Based Technology to Bring Hands‐On Urban Material Flow Analysis to the Classroom
Journal Article
Villalba and Hoekman
2017 Barcelona
EW-MFA
Water management in Brussels: knowledge gained from the long time data series of the Flowbru regional telemetry system
Journal Article
de Ville and Verbanck
2017 Brussels
A multi-year, multi-scale analysis of urban sustainability
Journal Article
Dor and Kissinger
2016 Ra'anana
EF
An Urban Approach to Planetary Boundaries
Journal Article
Hoornweg et al.
2016 Dakar
Mumbai
Shanghai
São Paulo
Toronto
Assessing urban sustainability of Chinese megacities: 35 years after the economic reform and open-door policy
Journal Article
Huang et al.
2016 Beijing
Chengdu
Chongqing
Guangzhou
Nanjing
Shanghai
Shenyang
Tianjin
Wuhan
Xi'an
EF
Cape Town's Metabolism: Insights from a Material Flow Analysis
Journal Article
Hoekman and von Blottnitz
2016 Cape Town
EW-MFA
Changes of human time and land use pattern in one mega city's urban metabolism: a multi-scale integrated analysis of Shanghai
Journal Article
Lu et al.
2016 Shanghai
MuSIASEM
Circulair Noord-Holland: Inzichten in het speelveld van de circulaire economie
Report
Circle Economy
2016 MFA
Circular Amsterdam: A vision and action agenda for the city and metropolitan area
Report
Circle Economy
2016 Amsterdam
MFA
Circular Glasgow: A vision and action plan for the city of Glasgow
Report
Circle Economy
2016 Glasgow
MFA
City Carbon Footprint Networks
Journal Article
Chen et al.
2016 Adelaide
Brisbane
Melbourne
Perth
Sydney
CF
MRIO
Comparing a territorial-based and a consumption-based approach to assess the local and global environmental performance of cities
Journal Article
Athanassiadis et al.
2016 Brussels
MRIO
Enhanced Performance of the Eurostat Method for Comprehensive Assessment of Urban Metabolism: A Material Flow Analysis of Amsterdam
Journal Article
Voskamp et al.
2016 Amsterdam
EW-MFA
Evaluating urban sustainability potential based on material flow analysis of inputs and outputs: A case study in Jinchang City, China
Journal Article
Li et al.
2016 Jinchang City
MFA
Extended Exergy Accounting for Karachi
Journal Article
Jahangir et al.
2016 Karachi
EEA
Flows, system boundaries and the politics of urban metabolism: Waste management in Mexico City and Santiago de Chile
Journal Article
Guibrunet et al.
2016 Mexico City
Santiago de Chile
MFA
Global Sustainable City-Regions: Mumbai, Shenzhen, Reykjavik, Portland, Budapest, Glasgow and Rotterdam
Book
Igor Calzada
2016 Budapest
Glasgow
Mumbai
Portland
Reykjavik
Rotterdam
Shenzhen
Lisbon's womb: an approach to the city metabolism in the turn to the twentieth century
Journal Article
Niza et al.
2016 Lisbon
EW-MFA
Material Quickscan for Rotterdam and Den Haag
Report
Metabolic
2016 Rotterdam
The Hague
Abbreviated MFA
Monitoring Urban Copper Flows in Stockholm, Sweden: Implications of Changes Over Time
Journal Article
Amneklev et al.
2016 Stockholm
SFA
Resource consumption drivers and pathways to reduction: economy, policy and lifestyle impact on material flows at the national and urban scale
Journal Article
Kalmykova et al.
2016 Gothenburg
Stockholm
Spatial variation in the ecological relationships among the components of Beijing's carbon metabolic system
Journal Article
Xia et al.
2016 Beijing
Throughflow Analysis
Structural, geographic, and social factors in urban building energy use: Analysis of aggregated account-level consumption data in a megacity
Journal Article
Porse et al.
2016 Los Angeles
Energy Accounting
The Concept of City Carbon Maps: A Case Study of Melbourne, Australia
Journal Article
Wiedmann et al.
2016 Melbourne
CF
EE-IOA
The Efficiency of Informality: Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Informal Recycling in Bogotá, Colombia
Journal Article
Vergara et al.
2016 Bogotá
LCA
The greening of neoliberal urbanism in Santiago de Chile: urbanisation by green enclaves and the production of a new socio-nature in Chicureo
Thesis
Martin Sanzana Calvet
2016 Santiago de Chile
Toward a Political Ecology of Biosocial Relations. Rethinking the Urban Water Metabolism beyond the City
Report
Schulz and Bruns
2016 Accra
Towards a Dynamic Approach to Urban Metabolism: Tracing the Temporal Evolution of Brussels' Urban Metabolism from 1970 to 2010
Journal Article
Athanassiadis et al.
2016 Brussels
Energy Balance
MFA
Transnational city carbon footprint networks - Exploring carbon links between Australian and Chinese cities
Journal Article
Chen et al.
2016 Adelaide
Beijing
Brisbane
Chongqing
Hong Kong
Melbourne
Perth
Shanghai
Sydney
Tianjin
CF
MRIO
Urban Food Consumption in Metro Manila: Interdisciplinary Approaches Towards Apprehending Practices, Patterns, and Impacts
Journal Article
Burger Chakraborty et al.
2016 Manila
Urban carbon transformations: unravelling spatial and inter-sectoral linkages for key city industries based on multi-region input-output analysis
Journal Article
Chen et al.
2016 Melbourne
Sydney
CF
MRIO
Urban metabolism profiles. An empirical analysis of the material flow characteristics of three metropolitan areas in Sweden
Journal Article
Rosado et al.
2016 Gothenburg
Malmö
Stockholm
UMan
Using change detection data to assess amount and composition of demolition waste from buildings in Vienna
Journal Article
Kleemann et al.
2016 Vienna
Volume control: Stormwater and the politics of urban metabolism
Journal Article
Joshua Cousins
2016 Los Angeles
A Cities Approach to Sustainability
Thesis
Daniel Hoornweg
2015 Dakar
Mumbai
Shanghai
São Paulo
Toronto
A political-industrial ecology of water supply infrastructure for Los Angeles
Journal Article
Cousins and Newell
2015 Los Angeles
LCA
An application of system dynamics for evaluating planning alternatives to guide a green industrial transformation in a resource-based city
Journal Article
Kuai et al.
2015 Linfen
MFA
Analysis of High-Resolution Utility Data for Understanding Energy Use in Urban Systems: The Case of Los Angeles, California
Journal Article
Pincetl et al.
2015 Los Angeles
Energy Accounting
Changing urban phosphorus metabolism: Evidence from Longyan City, China
Journal Article
Cui et al.
2015 Longyan City
SFA
Emergy Synthesis for Three Main Industries in Wuyishan City, China
Journal Article
Yang et al.
2015 Wuyishan
Emergy Analysis
Implementing Smart Urban Metabolism in the Stockholm Royal Seaport: Smart City SRS
Journal Article
Shahrokni et al.
2015 Stockholm
Intensive measurements of PM above the city of Naples (Southern Italy)
Report
et al.
2015 Naples
Mass, energy, and emergy analysis of the metabolism of Macao
Journal Article
Lei et al.
2015 Macao - city
Emergy Analysis
Material Flow Analysis for a Circular Economy Development: A Material Stock Quantification Method of Urban Civil Infrastructures with a Case Study of PVC in an Amsterdam Neighbourhood
Thesis
Carolin Bellstedt
2015 Amsterdam
Melbourne’s foodbowl: Now and at seven million
Report
Sheridan and Carey
2015 Melbourne
Mercury emissions by Beijing׳s fossil energy consumption: Based on environmentally extended input-output analysis
Journal Article
Li et al.
2015 Beijing
EE-IOA
Metabolism of Brussels-Capital Region: identification of flows, economic actors and activities on the territory and tracks of reflection for resource optimisation
Report
Environnement et al.
2015 Brussels
EW-MFA
MFA
Toward Social Material Flow Analysis: On the Usefulness of Boundary Objects in Urban Mining Research
Journal Article
Björn Wallsten
2015 Norrköping
MSA
Uncertainty in Material Flow Analysis Indicators at Different Spatial Levels
Journal Article
Patrício et al.
2015 Gothenburg
Malmö
Stockholm
UMan
Urban Economies Resource Productivity and Decoupling: Metabolism Trends of 1996--2011 in Sweden, Stockholm, and Gothenburg
Journal Article
Kalmykova et al.
2015 Gothenburg
Stockholm
EW-MFA
Urban Metabolism and Quality of Life in Informal Areas
Conference Paper
Attia and Khalil
2015 Cairo
Urban Metabolism of Recycling and Reusing Food Waste: A Case Study in Taipei City
Journal Article
Tseng and Chiueh
2015 Taipei
Hybrid MFA-LCA
Urban energy consumption: Different insights from energy flow analysis, input-output analysis and ecological network analysis
Journal Article
Chen and Chen
2015 Beijing
EFA
IOA
Urban metabolism based on emergy and slack based model: A case study of Beijing, China
Journal Article
Song et al.
2015 Beijing
Emergy Analysis
Urban metabolism: Measuring the city's contribution to sustainable development
Journal Article
Conke and Ferreira
2015 Curitiba
Energy Accounting
MFA
Where does climate fit? Vulnerability to climate change in the context of multiple stressors in Funafuti, Tuvalu
Journal Article
McCubbin et al.
2015
A Material Flow Accounting Case Study of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area using the Urban Metabolism Analyst Model
Journal Article
Rosado et al.
2014 Lisbon
UMan
A system dynamics modeling for urban air pollution: A case study of Tehran, Iran
Journal Article
Vafa-Arani et al.
2014 Tehran
Analysis of the energy metabolism of urban socioeconomic sectors and the associated carbon footprints: Model development and a case study for Beijing
Journal Article
Zhang et al.
2014 Beijing
CF
Energy Accounting
IOA
Ecological network analysis of an urban metabolic system based on input-output tables: Model development and case study for Beijing
Journal Article
Zhang et al.
2014 Beijing
IOA
PIOT
Environmentally extended input–output analysis on a city scale – application to Aveiro (Portugal)
Journal Article
Dias et al.
2014 Aveiro
EE-IOA
Evaluating spatiotemporal differences and sustainability of Xiamen urban metabolism using emergy synthesis
Journal Article
Yang et al.
2014 Xiamen
Emergy Analysis
The urban metabolism of the city of Uppsala (Sweden)
Journal Article
Russo et al.
2014 Uppsala
Emergy Analysis
Urban Household Water Demand in Beijing by 2020: An Agent-Based Model
Journal Article
Yuan et al.
2014 Beijing
Urban Metabolism of Six Asian Cities
Report
Ferrao et al.
2014 Bangalore
Bangkok
Ho Chi Minh City
Manila
Seoul
Shanghai
Abbreviated MFA
Urban ecological footprint analysis: a comparative study between Shenyang in China and Kawasaki in Japan
Journal Article
Geng et al.
2014 Kawasaki
Shenyang
EF
Urban material flow analysis: An approach for Bogotá, Colombia
Journal Article
Alfonso Piña and Pardo Martínez
2014 Bogotá
Energy Balance
MFA
An emergy analysis for urban environmental sustainability assessment, the Island of Montreal, Canada
Journal Article
Vega-Azamar et al.
2013 Montreal
Emergy Analysis
An input-output approach to evaluate the water footprint and virtual water trade of Beijing, China
Journal Article
Wang et al.
2013 Beijing
EE-IOA
WF
An urban metabolism and ecological footprint assessment of Metro Vancouver
Journal Article
Moore et al.
2013 EF
Combining Material Flow Analysis, Life Cycle Assessment, and Multiattribute Utility Theory: Assessment of End‐of‐Life Scenarios for Polyethylene Terephthalate in Tunja, Colombia
Journal Article
Rochat et al.
2013 Tunja
Hybrid MFA-LCA
Consumption based footprint of a city
Conference Paper
Worbe et al.
2013 Paris
CF
EE-IOA
LCA
MFA
Nitrogen Flow Analysis in Bangkok City, Thailand: Area Zoning and Questionnaire Investigation Approach
Journal Article
Buathong et al.
2013 Bangkok
MFA
Quantification of urban metabolism through coupling with the life cycle assessment framework: concept development and case study
Journal Article
Goldstein et al.
2013 Beijing
Cape Town
Hong Kong
London
Toronto
Hybrid MFA-LCA
Sustainability evaluation of e-waste treatment based on emergy analysis and the LCA method: A case study of a trial project in Macau
Journal Article
Song et al.
2013 Macao - city
Emergy-LCA
Sustainable design of sanitation system based on material and value flow analysis for urban slum in Indonesia
Journal Article
Ushijima et al.
2013 Bandung
MFA
SFA
Sustainable urban metabolism as a link between bio-physical sciences and urban planning: The BRIDGE project
Journal Article
Chrysoulakis et al.
2013 Athens
Gliwice
Helsinki
London
EW-MFA
The physical structure of urban economies — Comparative assessment [Report]
Report
Niza et al.
2013 Lisbon
Paris
Seoul
Shanghai
EW-MFA
Urban Metabolism and the Energy Stored in Cities
Journal Article
Christopher A. Kennedy David N. Bristow
2013 Toronto
MSA
A City and Its Hinterland: Vienna's Energy Metabolism 1800-2006
Book Section
Fridolin Krausmann
2012 Vienna
Analysis on the Characteristic of Energy Flow in Urban Ecological Economic System—A Case of Xiamen City
Conference Paper
W. Zhao
2012 Xiamen
EFA
Assessment of Environmental Impacts of an Aging and Stagnating Water Supply Pipeline Network
Journal Article
Venkatesh and Brattebø
2012 Oslo
LCA
Comparing urban solid waste recycling from the viewpoint of urban metabolism based on physical input–output model: A case of Suzhou in China
Journal Article
Liang and Zhang
2012 Suzhou
PIOT
Comparison of energy flow accounting, energy flow metabolism ratio analysis and ecological footprinting as tools for measuring urban sustainability: A case-study of an Irish city-region
Journal Article
Browne et al.
2012 Limerick
EF
Energy Balance
MFA
Efficiency Through Proximity: Changes in Phosphorus Cycling at the Urban–Agricultural Interface of a Rapidly Urbanizing Desert Region
Journal Article
Metson et al.
2012 Phoenix
MFA
Implementing Trans-Boundary Infrastructure-Based Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Delhi, India
Journal Article
Abel Chavez and Kumar
2012 Delhi
CF
Mainstreaming Urban Metabolism: Advances And Challenges In City Participation
Conference Paper
Hoornweg et al.
2012 Amman
Beijing
Buenos Aires
Cape Town
Manila
Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
Abbreviated MFA
Network environ perspective for urban metabolism and carbon emissions: a case study of Vienna, Austria
Journal Article
Chen and Chen
2012 Vienna
SFA
Nitrogen food-print: N use and N cascade from livestock systems in relation to pork, beef and milk supply to Paris
Journal Article
Chatzimpiros and Barles
2012 Paris
SFA
Pathways and Management of Phosphorus in Urban Areas
Journal Article
Yuliya Kalmykova
2012 Gothenburg
MFA
Using Life Cycle Assessment to Evaluate Green and Grey Combined Sewer Overflow Control Strategies
Journal Article
Sousa et al.
2012 New York City
EIO-LCA
Analyses of water footprint of Beijing in an interregional input-output framework
Journal Article
Zhang et al.
2011 Beijing
MRIO
WF
Analysis of the indicators between urban metabolism and land use change in Guangzhou
Journal Article
WU Yu-qin and WU Yu-qin
2011 Guangzhou
Emergy Analysis
Data Acquisition for Applying Physical Input-Output Tables in Chinese Cities
Journal Article
Liang and Zhang
2011 Suzhou
PIOT
Dynamic modeling of Singapore's urban resource flows: Historical trends and sustainable scenario development
Conference Paper
Abou-Abdo et al.
2011 Singapore
Emergy analysis of the urban metabolism of Beijing
Journal Article
Zhang et al.
2011 Beijing
Emergy Analysis
Estimating GHG emissions of marine ports—the case of Barcelona
Journal Article
Villalba and Gemechu
2011 Barcelona
GHG
Material flow accounting in an Irish city-region 1992-2002
Journal Article
Browne et al.
2011 Limerick
EW-MFA
The Development and Practice in City Level of Material Flow Analysis (MFA) in China
Journal Article
Wei et al.
2011 Tianjin
MFA
Urban Metabolism in China Achieving Dematerialization and Decarbonization in Suzhou
Journal Article
Liang and Zhang
2011 Suzhou
EW-MFA
Urban Water Mass Balance Analysis
Journal Article
Kenway et al.
2011 Melbourne
Perth
Sydney
MFA
A LiDAR-based urban metabolism approach to neighbourhood scale energy and carbon emissions modelling
Report
Christen et al.
2010 GHG
Ecological network analysis of an urban energy metabolic system: Model development, and a case study of four Chinese cities
Journal Article
Zhang et al.
2010 Beijing
Chongqing
Shanghai
Tianjin
Throughflow Analysis
Ecological network analysis of an urban water metabolic system: Model development, and a case study for Beijing
Journal Article
Zhang et al.
2010 Beijing
Throughflow Analysis
Extended exergy-based urban ecosystem network analysis: a case study of Beijing, China
Journal Article
Liu et al.
2010 Beijing
EEA
Flows and fates of nickel--cadmium batteries in the City of Cape Town
Journal Article
Mason-Jones and von Blottnitz
2010 Cape Town
SFA
Greenhouse Gas Emission Footprints and Energy Use Benchmarks for Eight U.S. Cities
Journal Article
Hillman and Ramaswami
2010 Arvada
Austin
Boulder
Denver
Fort Collins
Minneapolis
Portland
Seattle
CF
Input, stocks and output flows of urban residential building system in Beijing city, China from 1949 to 2008
Journal Article
Hu et al.
2010 Beijing
MFA
Methodology for inventorying greenhouse gas emissions from global cities
Journal Article
Kennedy et al.
2010 Bangkok
Barcelona
Cape Town
Denver
Geneva
London
Los Angeles
New York City
Prague
Toronto
GHG
Twelve metropolitan carbon footprints: A preliminary comparative global assessment
Journal Article
Sovacool and Brown
2010 Beijing
Delhi
Jakarta
London
Los Angeles
Manila
Mexico City
New York City
Seoul
Singapore
São Paulo
Tokyo
CF
Analysis of water consumption using a regional input-output model: Model development and application to Zhangye City, Northwestern China
Journal Article
Wang et al.
2009 Zhangye
EE-IOA
IOA
Assessment of total urban metabolism and metabolic inefficiency in an Irish city-region
Journal Article
Browne et al.
2009 Limerick
EW-MFA
Collaborative Problem Solving Using an Industrial Ecology Approach
Journal Article
Boehme et al.
2009 New York City
F&T
LCA
MFA
SFA
Combined MFA-LCA for Analysis of Wastewater Pipeline Networks
Journal Article
G. Venkatesh and Brattebø
2009 Oslo
Hybrid MFA-LCA
MSA
Evaluation of urban metabolism based on emergy synthesis: A case study for Beijing (China)
Journal Article
Zhang et al.
2009 Beijing
Emergy Analysis
Greenhouse gas emissions from global cities
Journal Article
Kennedy et al.
2009 Bangkok
Barcelona
Cape Town
Denver
Geneva
London
Los Angeles
New York City
Prague
Toronto
Hybrid Emergy-LCA (HEML) based metabolic evaluation of urban residential areas: The case of Beijing, China
Journal Article
Li and Wang
2009 Beijing
Emergy-LCA
Hybrid input-output analysis of wastewater treatment and environmental impacts: A case study for the Tokyo Metropolis
Journal Article
Chen Lin
2009 Tokyo
EE-IOA
The Analysis and Simulation of the Materials Inflow and Outflow of Macao
Conference Paper
Kampeng et al.
2009
The food-print of Paris: long-term reconstruction of the nitrogen flows imported into the city from its rural hinterland
Journal Article
Billen et al.
2009 Paris
MFA
Urban Metabolism of Paris and Its Region
Journal Article
Sabine Barles
2009 Paris
EW-MFA
Urban ecosystem health assessment based on emergy and set pair analysis—A comparative study of typical Chinese cities
Journal Article
Su et al.
2009 Beijing
Chengdu
Chongqing
Fushun
Guangzhou
Haikou
Hangzhou
Harbin
Kunming
Nanjing
Qingdao
Shanghai
Shenzhen
Tangshan
Urumchi
Wuhan
Wuyishan
Xi'an
Xiamen
Emergy Analysis
Urban metabolism: Methodological Advances in Urban Material Flow Accounting Based on the Lisbon Case Study
Journal Article
Niza et al.
2009 Lisbon
EW-MFA
Urbanization and Socioeconomic Metabolism in Taipei
Journal Article
Huang and Chen
2009 Taipei
Emergy Analysis
A Demand-Centered, Hybrid Life-Cycle Methodology for City-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories
Journal Article
Ramaswami et al.
2008 Denver
GHG
LCA
Emergy synthesis and simulation for Macao
Journal Article
Lei and Wang
2008 Macao - city
Emergy Analysis
Exploration of Urban Stocks
Journal Article
Lichtensteiger and Baccini
2008 MSA
Measuring the embodied energy in household goods: application to the Lisbon City
Conference Paper
Rosado and Ferrão
2008 Lisbon
IOA
Metabolism of Neighborhoods
Journal Article
Codoban and Kennedy
2008 Toronto
EW-MFA
The energy and mass balance of Los Angeles County
Journal Article
Ngo and Pataki
2008 Los Angeles
Energy Balance
MFA
The flow of phosphorus in food production and consumption — Linköping, Sweden, 1870–2000
Journal Article
Neset et al.
2008 Linköping
MFA
A material flow analysis of wood and paper in Cape Town: is there potential to redirect flows in formal and informal sectors to foster use as a renewable resource?
Journal Article
Nissing and von Blottnitz
2007 Cape Town
SFA
Material Flows in a Social Context: A Vietnamese Case Study Combining the Materials Flow Analysis and Action-in-Context Frameworks
Journal Article
Hobbes and Phan
2007 Tân Minh
Nitrogen balance for the urban food metabolism of Toronto, Canada
Journal Article
Jennifer Forkes
2007 Toronto
MFA
Service Sector Metabolism: Accounting for Energy Impacts of the Montjuic Urban Park in Barcelona
Journal Article
Oliver‐Solà et al.
2007 Barcelona
Energy Balance
LCA
The Changing Metabolism of Cities
Journal Article
Christopher Kennedy and Engel-Yan
2007 Brussels
Cape Town
Hamburg
Hong Kong
Sydney
Tokyo
Toronto
Vienna
Energy Balance
MFA
Contrasting water footprints of cities in China and the United States
Journal Article
Jenerette et al.
2006 Beijing
Chicago
Chongqing
Los Angeles
New York City
San Francisco
Shanghai
Tianjin
EF
WF
Environmental sustainability indicators in green areas management. Urban park Monte Calvario, Tandil, Argentina
Journal Article
García and Guerrero
2006 Tandil
Food Consumption and Nutrient Flows: Nitrogen in Sweden Since the 1870s
Journal Article
Tina-Simone Schmid Neset
2006 Linköping
SFA
Stock dynamics for forecasting material flows—Case study for housing in The Netherlands
Journal Article
Daniel B. Müller
2006 MSA
The ecological sustainability of regional metabolisms: Material flow analyses of the regions of Hamburg, Vienna and Leipzig
Journal Article
Hammer et al.
2006 Hamburg
Leipzig
Vienna
MFA
Key drivers of the e-waste recycling system: Assessing and modelling e-waste processing in the informal sector in Delhi
Journal Article
Streicher-Porte et al.
2005 Delhi
SFA
Theory of urban energetics and mechanisms of urban development
Journal Article
Huang and Chen
2005 Taipei
Emergy Analysis
Towards an Integrated Regional Materials Flow Accounting Model
Journal Article
Sinclair et al.
2005 London
MRIO
Ecological Footprints and interdependencies of New Zealand regions
Journal Article
McDonald and Patterson
2004 Auckland
EF
IOA
Using exergy to analyze the sustainability of an urban area
Journal Article
Balocco et al.
2004 EEA
What can we learn from local substance flow analyses? The review of cadmium flows in Swedish municipalities
Journal Article
Lindqvist and von Malmborg
2004 Finspång
Linköping
Stockholm
SFA
Estimating the urban metabolism of Canadian cities: Greater Toronto Area case study
Journal Article
Sahely et al.
2003 Toronto
Energy Accounting
MFA
Material Flow Analysis of the City of Hamburg
Conference Paper
Hammer et al.
2003 Hamburg
EW-MFA
Materials Flow Analysis and Emergy Evaluation of Taipei's Urban Construction
Journal Article
Huang and Hsu
2003 Taipei
Emergy Analysis
The Magnitude and Spatial Distribution of In-use Copper Stocks in Cape Town, South Africa
Journal Article
Van Beers and Graedel
2003 Cape Town
MSA
A comparison of the sustainability of public and private transportation systems: Study of the Greater Toronto Area
Journal Article
Christopher A. Kennedy
2002 Toronto
Energy Accounting
GHG
A material flow analysis and ecological footprint of York
Report
Barrett et al.
2002 York
EF
Energy Balance
MFA
City Limits. A resource flow and ecological footprint analysis of Greater London
Report
Best Foot Forward
2002 London
EF
Industry, environment and health through 200 years in Manchester
Journal Article
Douglas et al.
2002 Manchester
The Metabolism of the Industrial City: The Case of Pittsburgh
Journal Article
Joel A. Tarr
2002 Pittsburgh
The ecological footprint of Cape Town: Unsustainable resource use and planning implications
Conference Paper
Barry Gasson
2002 Cape Town
EF
Towards a sustainable use of water resources: a whole-ecosystem approach using network analysis
Journal Article
Bodini and Bondavalli
2002 Sarmato
An ecological footprint of Liverpool
Report
Barett and Scott
2001 Liverpool
EF
Ecosystem appropriation by Hong Kong and its implications for sustainable development
Journal Article
Warren-Rhodes and Koenig
2001 Guangzhou
Hong Kong
EF
Escalating trends in the urban metabolism of Hong Kong: 1971-1997
Journal Article
Warren-Rhodes and Koenig
2001 Hong Kong
Energy Balance
MFA
MSA
Nitrogen Balance for the Central Arizona–Phoenix (CAP) Ecosystem
Journal Article
Baker et al.
2001 Phoenix
SFA
Stockhome: A Spreadsheet Model of Urban Heavy Metal Metabolism
Journal Article
J. Hedbrant
2001 Stockholm
MFA
Urban Metal Flows - A Case Study of Stockholm. Review and Conclusions
Journal Article
Bergbäck et al.
2001 Stockholm
SFA
Urban Metal Management The Example of Lead
Journal Article
Obernosterer and Brunner
2001 Vienna
MFA
Energy and material flow through the urban ecosystem
Journal Article
Decker et al.
2000 Bangkok
Beijing
Buenos Aires
Cairo
Delhi
Dhaka
Jakarta
Karachi
Kolkata
Lagos
London
Los Angeles
Manila
Mexico City
Moscow
Mumbai
New York City
Rio de Janeiro
Seoul
Shanghai
São Paulo
Tehran
Tianjin
Tokyo
Energy Balance
MFA
Integrated assessment for sustainability appraisal in cities and regions
Journal Article
Joe Ravetz
2000 Manchester
Mass balance for wastewater nitrogen in the Central Arizona–Phoenix ecosystem
Journal Article
Lauver and Baker
2000 Phoenix
SFA
Emission inventory for greenhouse gases in the City of Barcelona, 1987–1996
Journal Article
Baldasano et al.
1999 Barcelona
GHG
Urban ecosystems, energetic hierarchies, and ecological economics of Taipei metropolis
Journal Article
Shu-Li Huang
1998 Taipei
Material Flow Accounting and Information for Environmental Policies in the City of Stockholm
Conference Paper
Burström et al.
1997 Stockholm
EW-MFA
Megahydropolis: coastal cities in the context of global environmental change
Journal Article
Timmerman and White
1997 Alexandria
Dakar
Hanoi
Toronto
Venice
Lead and zinc flows from technosphere to biosphere in a city region
Journal Article
Palm and Östlund
1996 Stockholm
MFA
The Anthropogenic Metabolism of the City of Vienna
Conference Paper
DAXBECK et al.
1996 Vienna
MFA
The city of Vienna's anthropogenic material balance
Report
H. et al.
1996 Vienna
MFA
A Phosphorus Budget for a Swedish Municipality
Journal Article
Jim Nilsson
1995 Gävle
SFA
Tackling Urban CO2 Emissions in Toronto
Journal Article
L. D. Danny Harvey
1993 Toronto
Energy Accounting
The metabolism of a city: the case of Hong Kong
Journal Article
Newcombe et al.
1978 Hong Kong
Energy Balance
MFA
MSA
Energy-economic theory and mathematical models for combining the systems of man and nature, case study: The urban region of Miami, Florida
Journal Article
James Zucchetto
1975 Miami
Emergy Analysis
Essay on the metabolism of Berlin
Conference Paper
Theodor Weyl
1894 Berlin