Material Flow Analysis of the City of Hamburg

Title
Material Flow Analysis of the City of Hamburg
Author(s)
Mark Hammer
Stefan Giljum
Friedrich Hinterberger
Year
2003
Source
Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI)
Abstract
In this paper we present first results of a local MFA for the City of Hamburg. Material flows have been accounted for the years 1992-2001. Material input and consumption indicators for Hamburg increased during this last ten years. Material flows are almost overall dominated by imports and a big share of the imports is re-exported again showing the role of Hamburg as an international harbour. Material consumption per capita and per GDP is lower in Hamburg than in overall Germany. But different to Germany where material inputs and consumption stay stayed stable in per capita terms and declined in relation to GDP in Hamburg material inputs and consumption per capita and per GDP increased.
Access
Open Access
More Information
http://web205.vbox-01.inode.at/Data/projects/neds/FHI_MFA-WI_MFA-Hamburg_2_MH.pdf

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