Case studies

Publication Year Location Method(s)
Evaluating urban water management using a water metabolism framework: A comparative analysis of three regions in Korea 2020 Seoul Ulsan
Evolution of virtual water metabolic network in developing regions: A case study of Guangdong province 2020 Throughflow Analysis
A Geodesign Decision Support Environment for Integrating Management of Resource Flows in Spatial Planning 2019 Amsterdam
A Simple Sinuosity-Based Method using GPS data to Support Mitigation Policies for Public Buses GHG Emissions 2019 Rio de Janeiro
Analysis of urban metabolism and policy assessment : building a nested multiregional input-output model 2019 Milan Carbon Footprint (CF)
Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
Multi-Region Input-Output (MRIO) Analysis
Characterizing the metabolic pattern of urban systems using MuSIASEM: The case of Barcelona 2019 Barcelona Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism (MuSIASEM)
Circular Economy Strategies in Eight Historic Port Cities: Criteria and Indicators Towards a Circular City Assessment Framework 2019 Amsterdam Antwerp Hamburg Lisbon London Marseille Porto Rotterdam
Combining material flow analysis with life cycle assessment to identify environmental hotspots of urban consumption 2019 Gothenburg Stockholm Hybrid MFA-LCA
Conceptualizing Household Energy Metabolism: A Methodological Contribution 2019 Cape Town Energy Accounting
Consumption-Based Carbon Emissions of Tianjin Based on Multi-Scale Input–Output Analysis 2019 Tianjin Multi-Region Input-Output (MRIO) Analysis
Defiance from Down River: Deflection and Dispute in the Urban-Industrial Metabolism of Pollution in Guadalajara 2019 Guadalajara Metropolitan Area
Deliverable 3.3 Process model for the two pilot cases: Amsterdam, the Netherlands & Naples, Italy 2019 Amsterdam Naples Activity-based Spatial MFA (AS-MFA)
Diets, Food Miles, and Environmental Sustainability of Urban Food Systems: Analysis of Nine Indian Cities 2019 Ahmadabad Bangalore Chandigarh Chennai Delhi Goa Pondicherry Rajkot Surat
Energy retrofit scenarios material flows and circularity 2019 Brussels
Examining urban metabolism: A material flow perspective on cities and their sustainability 2019 Guangzhou Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
In-use Product and Steel Stocks Sustaining the Urbanization of Xiamen, China 2019 Xiamen Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Incorporating Metabolic Thinking into Regional Planning: The Case of the Sierra Calderona Strategic Plan 2019 Valencia Ecological Footprint (EF)
Energy Accounting
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Integrating lifecycle assessment and urban metabolism at city level: Comparison between Spanish cities 2019 Bilbao Sevilla Hybrid MFA-LCA
Managing the Transition towards Circular Metabolism: Living Labs as a Co-Creation Approach 2019 Amsterdam Naples
Metabolic relationships between cities and hinterland: a political-industrial ecology of energy metabolism of Saint-Nazaire metropolitan and port area (France) 2019 Saint-Nazaire Energy Flow Analysis (EFA)
Modeling copper demand in China up to 2050: A business-as-usual scenario based on dynamic stock and flow analysis 2019 Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Opportunities and limits of circular economy as policy framework for urban metabolism 2019 Brussels London Paris
Pathways towards regional circular economy evaluated using material flow analysis and system dynamics 2019 Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Spatial analysis of urban material stock with clustering algorithms: A Northern European case study 2019 Gothenburg Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Spatially explicit material stock analysis of buildings in Eastern China metropoles 2019 Beijing Changzhou Fuzhou Guangzhou Hangzhou Jinan Nanjing Qingdao Shanghai Shenzhen Shijiazhuang Suzhou Tianjin Xiamen Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Towards an interspatial urban metabolism analysis in an interconnected world 2019 Tel Aviv
Uncovering Household Carbon Footprint Drivers in an Aging, Shrinking Society 2019 Carbon Footprint (CF)
Urban waste flows and their potential for a circular economy model at city-region level 2019 Brussels Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
Urban water metabolism information for planning water sensitive city-regions 2019 Melbourne Perth
Using spatially explicit commodity flow and truck activity data to map urban material flows 2019 Singapore: City Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
A Proposal to Integrate System Dynamics and Carbon Metabolism for Urban Planning 2018 Lisbon Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
A holistic framework for the integrated assessment of urban waste management systems 2018 Naples Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism (MuSIASEM)
D.3.5. Process model for the follow-up cases: Łódź 2018 Łódź Activity-based Spatial MFA (AS-MFA)
D3.6 Process Model Hamburg 2018 Hamburg Activity-based Spatial MFA (AS-MFA)
D3.7 Process model Pécs 2018 Pécs Activity-based Spatial MFA (AS-MFA)
Development of an urban FEW nexus online analyzer to support urban circular economy strategy planning 2018 Beijing Emergy Analysis
From urban metabolism to industrial ecosystem metabolism: A study of construction in Shanghai from 2004 to 2014 2018 Shanghai Material and Energy Flow Analysis (MEFA)
Metabolism of Global Cities: London, Manchester, Chicago 2018 Chicago London Manchester
Quantifying the spatial patterns of urban carbon metabolism: A case study of Hangzhou, China 2018 Hangzhou
Space-time information analysis for resource-conscious urban planning and design: A stakeholder based identification of urban metabolism data gaps 2018 Amsterdam
Understanding the mechanism of urban material metabolism with ecological network analysis: An experimental study of Wuxi, China 2018 Wuxi Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Urban Metabolism of Bangalore City: A Water Mass Balance Analysis 2018 Bangalore Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Urban Metabolism of Intermediate Cities: The Material Flow Analysis, Hinterlands and the Logistics‐Hub Function of Rennes and Le Mans (France) 2018 Le Mans Rennes Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Urban metabolism of megacities: A comparative analysis of Shanghai, Tokyo, London and Paris to inform low carbon and sustainable development pathways 2018 London Paris Shanghai Tokyo Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism (MuSIASEM)
A Hybrid Approach for Assessing the Multi-Scale Impacts of Urban Resource Use: Transportation in Phoenix, Arizona 2017 Phoenix Hybrid MFA-LCA
An Urban Metabolism and Carbon Footprint Analysis of the Jing-Jin-Ji Regional Agglomeration 2017 Beijing Hebei Tianjin Carbon Footprint (CF)
Multi-Region Input-Output (MRIO) Analysis
Analysis of Urban Metabolism Cycles for a Sustainable and Competitive Tourist City. The Case of Miramar (Buenos Aires, Argentina) 2017 Miramar
Comprehensive evaluation on industrial & urban symbiosis by combining MFA, carbon footprint and emergy methods—Case of Kawasaki, Japan 2017 Kawasaki Carbon Footprint (CF)
Emergy Analysis
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Conceptualising slum in an urban African context 2017 Stellenbosch
Connecting land-use and water planning: Prospects for an urban water metabolism approach 2017 Melbourne Perth
Development of a municipal solid waste management decision support tool for Naples, Italy 2017 Naples Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism (MuSIASEM)
Downscaling Aggregate Urban Metabolism Accounts to Local Districts 2017 London Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Eco-benefits assessment on urban industrial symbiosis based on material flows analysis and emergy evaluation approach: A case of Liuzhou city, China 2017 Liuzhou MFA-Emergy
Material flow analysis of the residential building stock at the city of Rio de Janeiro 2017 Rio de Janeiro Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Meaningful Circular Metabolism 2017 Amsterdam
Prospecting the Urban Mine of Amsterdam 2017 Amsterdam Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Quantifying and mapping embodied environmental requirements of urban building stocks 2017 Melbourne Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Reprint of: Urban metabolism profiles. An empirical analysis of the material flow characteristics of three metropolitan areas in Sweden 2017 Gothenburg Malmö Stockholm Urban Metabolism Analyst Model (UMan)
The Life Cycle Assessment of an Energy-Positive Peri-Urban Residence in a Tropical Regime 2017 Bangkok Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
The Nexus of Carbon, Nitrogen, and Biodiversity Impacts from Urban Metabolism 2017 Shanghai
The contribution of the informal economy to urban sustainability - case study of waste management in Tepito, Mexico City 2017 Mexico City
Urban Metabolism of Three Cities in Jing-Jin-JiUrban Agglomeration, China: Using theMuSIASEM Approach 2017 Beijing Tangshan Tianjin Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism (MuSIASEM)
Urban metabolism: A review with reference to Cape Town 2017 Cape Town Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Using Material and Energy Flow Analysis to Estimate Future Energy Demand at the City Level 2017 Riyadh Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Using Web‐Based Technology to Bring Hands‐On Urban Material Flow Analysis to the Classroom 2017 Barcelona Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Water management in Brussels: knowledge gained from the long time data series of the Flowbru regional telemetry system 2017 Brussels
A hybrid method for quantifying China's nitrogen footprint during urbanisation from 1990 to 2009 2016 Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
A method for determining buildings' material composition prior to demolition 2016 Vienna
A multi-year, multi-scale analysis of urban sustainability 2016 Ra'anana Ecological Footprint (EF)
An Urban Approach to Planetary Boundaries 2016 Dakar Mumbai Shanghai São Paulo Toronto
Assessing urban sustainability of Chinese megacities: 35 years after the economic reform and open-door policy 2016 Beijing Chengdu Chongqing Guangzhou Nanjing Shanghai Shenyang Tianjin Wuhan Xi'an Ecological Footprint (EF)
Cape Town's Metabolism: Insights from a Material Flow Analysis 2016 Cape Town Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Changes of human time and land use pattern in one mega city's urban metabolism: a multi-scale integrated analysis of Shanghai 2016 Shanghai Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism (MuSIASEM)
City Carbon Footprint Networks 2016 Adelaide Brisbane Melbourne Perth Sydney Carbon Footprint (CF)
Multi-Region Input-Output (MRIO) Analysis
Comparing a territorial-based and a consumption-based approach to assess the local and global environmental performance of cities 2016 Brussels Multi-Region Input-Output (MRIO) Analysis
Evaluating urban sustainability potential based on material flow analysis of inputs and outputs: A case study in Jinchang City, China 2016 Jinchang City Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Extended Exergy Accounting for Karachi 2016 Karachi Extended Exergy Accounting (EEA)
Flows, system boundaries and the politics of urban metabolism: Waste management in Mexico City and Santiago de Chile 2016 Mexico City Santiago de Chile Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Global Sustainable City-Regions: Mumbai, Shenzhen, Reykjavik, Portland, Budapest, Glasgow and Rotterdam 2016 Budapest Glasgow Mumbai Portland Reykjavik Rotterdam Shenzhen
Indicators of urban metabolism applied to the management of urban solid waste in the city of Tandil, Province of Buenos Aires 2016 Tandil Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Lisbon's womb: an approach to the city metabolism in the turn to the twentieth century 2016 Lisbon Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Material Quickscan for Rotterdam and Den Haag 2016 Rotterdam The Hague Abbreviated MFA
Monitoring Urban Copper Flows in Stockholm, Sweden: Implications of Changes Over Time 2016 Stockholm Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Probing uncertainty levels of electrification in informal urban settlements: A case from South Africa 2016 Stellenbosch
Resource consumption drivers and pathways to reduction: economy, policy and lifestyle impact on material flows at the national and urban scale 2016 Gothenburg Stockholm
Spatial variation in the ecological relationships among the components of Beijing's carbon metabolic system 2016 Beijing Throughflow Analysis
Structural, geographic, and social factors in urban building energy use: Analysis of aggregated account-level consumption data in a megacity 2016 Los Angeles Energy Accounting
The Concept of City Carbon Maps: A Case Study of Melbourne, Australia 2016 Melbourne Carbon Footprint (CF)
Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
The Efficiency of Informality: Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Informal Recycling in Bogotá, Colombia 2016 Bogotá Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
The greening of neoliberal urbanism in Santiago de Chile: urbanisation by green enclaves and the production of a new socio-nature in Chicureo 2016 Santiago de Chile
The influence of UK emissions reduction targets on the emissions of the global steel industry 2016 Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Toward a Political Ecology of Biosocial Relations. Rethinking the Urban Water Metabolism beyond the City 2016 Accra
Towards a Dynamic Approach to Urban Metabolism: Tracing the Temporal Evolution of Brussels' Urban Metabolism from 1970 to 2010 2016 Brussels Energy Balance
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Transnational city carbon footprint networks - Exploring carbon links between Australian and Chinese cities 2016 Adelaide Beijing Brisbane Chongqing Hong Kong: City Melbourne Perth Shanghai Sydney Tianjin Carbon Footprint (CF)
Multi-Region Input-Output (MRIO) Analysis
Urban Food Consumption in Metro Manila: Interdisciplinary Approaches Towards Apprehending Practices, Patterns, and Impacts 2016 Manila
Urban carbon transformations: unravelling spatial and inter-sectoral linkages for key city industries based on multi-region input-output analysis 2016 Melbourne Sydney Carbon Footprint (CF)
Multi-Region Input-Output (MRIO) Analysis
Urban metabolism profiles. An empirical analysis of the material flow characteristics of three metropolitan areas in Sweden 2016 Gothenburg Malmö Stockholm Urban Metabolism Analyst Model (UMan)
Using change detection data to assess amount and composition of demolition waste from buildings in Vienna 2016 Vienna
Volume control: Stormwater and the politics of urban metabolism 2016 Los Angeles
A Cities Approach to Sustainability 2015 Dakar Mumbai Shanghai São Paulo Toronto
A political-industrial ecology of water supply infrastructure for Los Angeles 2015 Los Angeles Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
An application of system dynamics for evaluating planning alternatives to guide a green industrial transformation in a resource-based city 2015 Linfen Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Analysis of High-Resolution Utility Data for Understanding Energy Use in Urban Systems: The Case of Los Angeles, California 2015 Los Angeles Energy Accounting
Changing urban phosphorus metabolism: Evidence from Longyan City, China 2015 Longyan City Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Complementary uses of Environmentally Extended Input Output Analysis and Material Flow Analysis to assess impacts 2015 Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Emergy Synthesis for Three Main Industries in Wuyishan City, China 2015 Wuyishan Emergy Analysis
Emergy-based indicators of regional environmental sustainability: A case study in Shanwei, Guangdong, China 2015 Emergy Analysis
Implementing Smart Urban Metabolism in the Stockholm Royal Seaport: Smart City SRS 2015 Stockholm
Intensive measurements of PM above the city of Naples (Southern Italy) 2015 Naples
Mass, energy, and emergy analysis of the metabolism of Macao 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 2015 Amsterdam
Melbourne’s foodbowl: Now and at seven million 2015 Melbourne
Mercury emissions by Beijing׳s fossil energy consumption: Based on environmentally extended input-output analysis 2015 Beijing Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
Metabolism of Brussels-Capital Region: identification of flows, economic actors and activities on the territory and tracks of reflection for resource optimisation 2015 Brussels Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Toward Social Material Flow Analysis: On the Usefulness of Boundary Objects in Urban Mining Research 2015 Norrköping Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Uncertainty in Material Flow Analysis Indicators at Different Spatial Levels 2015 Gothenburg Malmö Stockholm Urban Metabolism Analyst Model (UMan)
Urban Economies Resource Productivity and Decoupling: Metabolism Trends of 1996--2011 in Sweden, Stockholm, and Gothenburg 2015 Gothenburg Stockholm Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Urban Metabolism and Quality of Life in Informal Areas 2015 Cairo
Urban Metabolism of Recycling and Reusing Food Waste: A Case Study in Taipei City 2015 Taipei Hybrid MFA-LCA
Urban energy consumption: Different insights from energy flow analysis, input-output analysis and ecological network analysis 2015 Beijing Energy Flow Analysis (EFA)
Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
Urban metabolism based on emergy and slack based model: A case study of Beijing, China 2015 Beijing Emergy Analysis
Urban metabolism: Measuring the city's contribution to sustainable development 2015 Curitiba Energy Accounting
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
A Material Flow Accounting Case Study of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area using the Urban Metabolism Analyst Model 2014 Lisbon Urban Metabolism Analyst Model (UMan)
A system dynamics modeling for urban air pollution: A case study of Tehran, Iran 2014 Tehran
An approach to the ecological footprint of Malargüe, Argentina 2014 Malargüe
An integrated material metabolism model for stocks of urban road system in Beijing, China 2014 Beijing Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Analysis of the energy metabolism of urban socioeconomic sectors and the associated carbon footprints: Model development and a case study for Beijing 2014 Beijing Carbon Footprint (CF)
Energy Accounting
Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
Ecological network analysis of an urban metabolic system based on input-output tables: Model development and case study for Beijing 2014 Beijing Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
Physical Input-Output Table (PIOT)
Environmentally extended input–output analysis on a city scale – application to Aveiro (Portugal) 2014 Aveiro Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
Evaluating spatiotemporal differences and sustainability of Xiamen urban metabolism using emergy synthesis 2014 Xiamen Emergy Analysis
Sinks as limited resources? A new indicator for evaluating anthropogenic material flows 2014 Vienna Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
The urban metabolism of the city of Uppsala (Sweden) 2014 Uppsala Emergy Analysis
Urban Household Water Demand in Beijing by 2020: An Agent-Based Model 2014 Beijing
Urban Metabolism of Six Asian Cities 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 2014 Kawasaki Shenyang Ecological Footprint (EF)
Urban material flow analysis: An approach for Bogotá, Colombia 2014 Bogotá Energy Balance
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
An emergy analysis for urban environmental sustainability assessment, the Island of Montreal, Canada 2013 Montreal Emergy Analysis
An input-output approach to evaluate the water footprint and virtual water trade of Beijing, China 2013 Beijing Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
Water Footprint (WF)
An urban metabolism and ecological footprint assessment of Metro Vancouver 2013 Vancouver Ecological Footprint (EF)
Combining Material Flow Analysis, Life Cycle Assessment, and Multiattribute Utility Theory: Assessment of End‐of‐Life Scenarios for Polyethylene Terephthalate in Tunja, Colombia 2013 Tunja Hybrid MFA-LCA
Consumption based footprint of a city 2013 Paris Carbon Footprint (CF)
Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Nitrogen Flow Analysis in Bangkok City, Thailand: Area Zoning and Questionnaire Investigation Approach 2013 Bangkok Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Quantification of urban metabolism through coupling with the life cycle assessment framework: concept development and case study 2013 Beijing Cape Town Hong Kong: City 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 2013 Macao - city Emergy-LCA
Sustainable design of sanitation system based on material and value flow analysis for urban slum in Indonesia 2013 Bandung Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Sustainable urban metabolism as a link between bio-physical sciences and urban planning: The BRIDGE project 2013 Athens Gliwice Helsinki London Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
The importance of raw material equivalents in economy-wide material flow accounting and its policy dimension 2013 Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
The physical structure of urban economies — Comparative assessment [Report] 2013 Lisbon Paris Seoul Shanghai Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Urban Metabolism and the Energy Stored in Cities 2013 Toronto Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Urban Mining potential in local power grids: Hibernating copper and aluminium in Linköping 2013 Linköping Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
A City and Its Hinterland: Vienna's Energy Metabolism 1800-2006 2012 Vienna
An Analysis of Stocks and Flows Associated with Water Consumption in Indian Households 2012 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Analysis on the Characteristic of Energy Flow in Urban Ecological Economic System—A Case of Xiamen City 2012 Xiamen Energy Flow Analysis (EFA)
Assessment of Environmental Impacts of an Aging and Stagnating Water Supply Pipeline Network 2012 Oslo Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Comparing urban solid waste recycling from the viewpoint of urban metabolism based on physical input–output model: A case of Suzhou in China 2012 Suzhou Physical Input-Output Table (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 2012 Limerick Ecological Footprint (EF)
Energy Balance
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Efficiency Through Proximity: Changes in Phosphorus Cycling at the Urban–Agricultural Interface of a Rapidly Urbanizing Desert Region 2012 Phoenix Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Implementing Trans-Boundary Infrastructure-Based Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Delhi, India 2012 Delhi Carbon Footprint (CF)
Mainstreaming Urban Metabolism: Advances And Challenges In City Participation 2012 Amman Beijing Buenos Aires Cape Town Manila Rio de Janeiro São Paulo Abbreviated MFA
Material Flows and Energy Analysis of Glass Containers Discarded in New Jersey, USA 2012 Energy Accounting
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Material flows and material productivity in China, Australia, and Japan 2012 Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Network environ perspective for urban metabolism and carbon emissions: a case study of Vienna, Austria 2012 Vienna Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Nitrogen food-print: N use and N cascade from livestock systems in relation to pork, beef and milk supply to Paris 2012 Paris Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Pathways and Management of Phosphorus in Urban Areas 2012 Gothenburg Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Resource Use in Growing China 2012 Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
The Physical Economy of the United States of America 2012 Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Using Life Cycle Assessment to Evaluate Green and Grey Combined Sewer Overflow Control Strategies 2012 New York City Economic Input-Output Life-Cycle Assessment (EIO-LCA)
Analyses of water footprint of Beijing in an interregional input-output framework 2011 Beijing Multi-Region Input-Output (MRIO) Analysis
Water Footprint (WF)
Analysis of the indicators between urban metabolism and land use change in Guangzhou 2011 Guangzhou Emergy Analysis
Data Acquisition for Applying Physical Input-Output Tables in Chinese Cities 2011 Suzhou Physical Input-Output Table (PIOT)
Dynamic modeling of Singapore's urban resource flows: Historical trends and sustainable scenario development 2011 Singapore: City
Emergy analysis of the urban metabolism of Beijing 2011 Beijing Emergy Analysis
Estimating GHG emissions of marine ports—the case of Barcelona 2011 Barcelona Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Accounting
Material flow accounting in an Irish city-region 1992-2002 2011 Limerick Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
The Development and Practice in City Level of Material Flow Analysis (MFA) in China 2011 Tianjin Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
The Metabolic Transition in Japan 2011 Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Urban Metabolism in China Achieving Dematerialization and Decarbonization in Suzhou 2011 Suzhou Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Urban Water Mass Balance Analysis 2011 Melbourne Perth Sydney Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Urban mining: hibernating copper stocks in local power grids 2011 Gothenburg Linköping Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Decomposition Analysis of Waste Generation From Stocks in a Dynamic System 2010
Dynamic Material Flow Analysis for Strategic Construction and Demolition Waste Management in Beijing 2010 Beijing Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Ecological network analysis of an urban energy metabolic system: Model development, and a case study of four Chinese cities 2010 Beijing Chongqing Shanghai Tianjin Throughflow Analysis
Ecological network analysis of an urban water metabolic system: Model development, and a case study for Beijing 2010 Beijing Throughflow Analysis
Extended exergy-based urban ecosystem network analysis: a case study of Beijing, China 2010 Beijing Extended Exergy Accounting (EEA)
Flows and fates of nickel--cadmium batteries in the City of Cape Town 2010 Cape Town Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Greenhouse Gas Emission Footprints and Energy Use Benchmarks for Eight U.S. Cities 2010 Arvada Austin Boulder Denver Fort Collins Minneapolis Portland Seattle Carbon Footprint (CF)
Input, stocks and output flows of urban residential building system in Beijing city, China from 1949 to 2008 2010 Beijing Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Methodology for inventorying greenhouse gas emissions from global cities 2010 Bangkok Barcelona Cape Town Denver Geneva London Los Angeles New York City Prague Toronto Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Accounting
Twelve metropolitan carbon footprints: A preliminary comparative global assessment 2010 Beijing Delhi Jakarta London Los Angeles Manila Mexico City New York City Seoul Singapore: City São Paulo Tokyo Carbon Footprint (CF)
Analysis of water consumption using a regional input-output model: Model development and application to Zhangye City, Northwestern China 2009 Zhangye Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
Assessment of total urban metabolism and metabolic inefficiency in an Irish city-region 2009 Limerick Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Catalonia's energy metabolism: Using the MuSIASEM approach at different scales 2009 Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism (MuSIASEM)
Collaborative Problem Solving Using an Industrial Ecology Approach 2009 New York City Fate and Transport Analysis (F&T)
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Combined MFA-LCA for Analysis of Wastewater Pipeline Networks 2009 Oslo Hybrid MFA-LCA
Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Environmental implications of urbanization and lifestyle change in China: Ecological and Water Footprints 2009 Ecological Footprint (EF)
Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
Water Footprint (WF)
Evaluation of urban metabolism based on emergy synthesis: A case study for Beijing (China) 2009 Beijing Emergy Analysis
Greenhouse gas emissions from global cities 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 2009 Beijing Emergy-LCA
Hybrid input-output analysis of wastewater treatment and environmental impacts: A case study for the Tokyo Metropolis 2009 Tokyo Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
The Analysis and Simulation of the Materials Inflow and Outflow of Macao 2009
The food-print of Paris: long-term reconstruction of the nitrogen flows imported into the city from its rural hinterland 2009 Paris Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Towards a global multi-regional environmentally extended input-output database 2009 Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
Urban Metabolism of Paris and Its Region 2009 Paris Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Urban ecosystem health assessment based on emergy and set pair analysis—A comparative study of typical Chinese cities 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 2009 Lisbon Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Urbanization and Socioeconomic Metabolism in Taipei 2009 Taipei Emergy Analysis
Using an Integrated Participatory Modeling Approach to Assess Water Management Options and Support Community Conversations on Maui 2009
A Demand-Centered, Hybrid Life-Cycle Methodology for City-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories 2008 Denver Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Accounting
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
A method for regional-scale material flow and decoupling analysis: A demonstration case study of Aichi prefecture, Japan 2008 Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Applying physical input–output tables of energy to estimate the energy ecological footprint (EEF) of Galicia (NW Spain) 2008 Ecological Footprint (EF)
Environmentally-Extended Input-Output Analysis (EE-IOA)
Australia's Resource Use Trajectories 2008
Emergy synthesis and simulation for Macao 2008 Macao - city Emergy Analysis
Exploration of Urban Stocks 2008 Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Measuring the embodied energy in household goods: application to the Lisbon City 2008 Lisbon Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
Metabolism of Neighborhoods 2008 Toronto Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
The energy and mass balance of Los Angeles County 2008 Los Angeles Energy Balance
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
The flow of phosphorus in food production and consumption — Linköping, Sweden, 1870–2000 2008 Linköping Material Flow Analysis (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? 2007 Cape Town Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
An Integrated Framework for Regional Studies: Emergy Based Spatial Analysis of the Province of Cagliari 2007 Emergy Analysis
Material Flows and Economic Growth in Developing China 2007 Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Material Flows in a Social Context: A Vietnamese Case Study Combining the Materials Flow Analysis and Action-in-Context Frameworks 2007 Tân Minh
Nitrogen balance for the urban food metabolism of Toronto, Canada 2007 Toronto Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Service Sector Metabolism: Accounting for Energy Impacts of the Montjuic Urban Park in Barcelona 2007 Barcelona Energy Balance
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
The Changing Metabolism of Cities 2007 Brussels Cape Town Hamburg Hong Kong: City Sydney Tokyo Toronto Vienna Energy Balance
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Contrasting water footprints of cities in China and the United States 2006 Beijing Chicago Chongqing Los Angeles New York City San Francisco Shanghai Tianjin Ecological Footprint (EF)
Water Footprint (WF)
Environmental sustainability indicators in green areas management. Urban park Monte Calvario, Tandil, Argentina 2006 Tandil
Food Consumption and Nutrient Flows: Nitrogen in Sweden Since the 1870s 2006 Linköping Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Stock dynamics for forecasting material flows—Case study for housing in The Netherlands 2006 Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
The ecological sustainability of regional metabolisms: Material flow analyses of the regions of Hamburg, Vienna and Leipzig 2006 Hamburg Leipzig Vienna Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Key drivers of the e-waste recycling system: Assessing and modelling e-waste processing in the informal sector in Delhi 2005 Delhi Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Theory of urban energetics and mechanisms of urban development 2005 Taipei Emergy Analysis
Towards an Integrated Regional Materials Flow Accounting Model 2005 London Multi-Region Input-Output (MRIO) Analysis
Ecological Footprints and interdependencies of New Zealand regions 2004 Auckland Ecological Footprint (EF)
Input-Output Analysis (IOA)
Long-term Coordination of Timber Production and Consumption Using a Dynamic Material and Energy Flow Analysis 2004 Energy Accounting
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Managing the Flow of Construction Minerals in the North West Region of England 2004 Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Postconsumption Sewage Treatment in Environmental Systems Analysis of Foods 2004 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Transition towards improved regional wood flows by integrating material flux analysis and agent analysis: the case of Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland 2004 Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Using exergy to analyze the sustainability of an urban area 2004 Extended Exergy Accounting (EEA)
What can we learn from local substance flow analyses? The review of cadmium flows in Swedish municipalities 2004 Finspång Linköping Stockholm Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Estimating the urban metabolism of Canadian cities: Greater Toronto Area case study 2003 Toronto Energy Accounting
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Material Flow Analysis of the City of Hamburg 2003 Hamburg Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Materials Flow Analysis and Emergy Evaluation of Taipei's Urban Construction 2003 Taipei Emergy Analysis
The Magnitude and Spatial Distribution of In-use Copper Stocks in Cape Town, South Africa 2003 Cape Town Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Total material requirements in the Basque Country 2003
A comparison of the sustainability of public and private transportation systems: Study of the Greater Toronto Area 2002 Toronto Energy Accounting
Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Accounting
A material flow analysis and ecological footprint of York 2002 York Ecological Footprint (EF)
Energy Balance
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
City Limits. A resource flow and ecological footprint analysis of Greater London 2002 London Ecological Footprint (EF)
Industry, environment and health through 200 years in Manchester 2002 Manchester
The Metabolism of the Industrial City: The Case of Pittsburgh 2002 Pittsburgh
The ecological footprint of Cape Town: Unsustainable resource use and planning implications 2002 Cape Town Ecological Footprint (EF)
Total material requirement of the Basque Country 2002
Towards a sustainable use of water resources: a whole-ecosystem approach using network analysis 2002 Sarmato
An ecological footprint of Liverpool 2001 Liverpool Ecological Footprint (EF)
Ecosystem appropriation by Hong Kong and its implications for sustainable development 2001 Guangzhou Hong Kong: City Ecological Footprint (EF)
Escalating trends in the urban metabolism of Hong Kong: 1971-1997 2001 Hong Kong: City Energy Balance
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Nitrogen Balance for the Central Arizona–Phoenix (CAP) Ecosystem 2001 Phoenix Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Social Metabolism and Labour in a Local Context: Changing Environmental Relations on Trinket Island 2001 Energy Flow Analysis (EFA)
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Stockhome: A Spreadsheet Model of Urban Heavy Metal Metabolism 2001 Stockholm Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Urban Metal Flows - A Case Study of Stockholm. Review and Conclusions 2001 Stockholm Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Urban Metal Management The Example of Lead 2001 Vienna Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Urban nutrient balance for Bangkok 2001 Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Energy and material flow through the urban ecosystem 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
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Integrated assessment for sustainability appraisal in cities and regions 2000 Manchester
Mass balance for wastewater nitrogen in the Central Arizona–Phoenix ecosystem 2000 Phoenix Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Emission inventory for greenhouse gases in the City of Barcelona, 1987–1996 1999 Barcelona Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Accounting
Urban ecosystems, energetic hierarchies, and ecological economics of Taipei metropolis 1998 Taipei
Western European Materials as Sources and Sinks of CO2 1998 Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Life-Cycle Global Warming Impact of CFCs and CFC-substitutes for Refrigeration 1997 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
Material Flow Accounting and Information for Environmental Policies in the City of Stockholm 1997 Stockholm Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)
Megahydropolis: coastal cities in the context of global environmental change 1997 Alexandria Dakar Hanoi Toronto Venice
Lead and zinc flows from technosphere to biosphere in a city region 1996 Stockholm Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
The Anthropogenic Metabolism of the City of Vienna 1996 Vienna Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
The city of Vienna's anthropogenic material balance 1996 Vienna Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
The ecological backpack of the Ruhr area: a comparison with North Rhine-Westphalia and the Federal Republic of Germany 1996 Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
A Phosphorus Budget for a Swedish Municipality 1995 Gävle Substance Flow Analysis (SFA)
Tackling Urban CO2 Emissions in Toronto 1993 Toronto Energy Accounting
The metabolism of a city: the case of Hong Kong 1978 Hong Kong: City Energy Balance
Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
Material Stock Analysis (MSA)
Energy-economic theory and mathematical models for combining the systems of man and nature, case study: The urban region of Miami, Florida 1975 Miami Emergy Analysis
Essay on the metabolism of Berlin 1894 Berlin