Journal Articles: Peer-Reviewed

2017
Ghose et al. (in preparation). Upgrading New Zealand’s existing office buildings-An assessment of life cycle impacts and its influence on 2050 climate change mitigation target 
 
Ghose et al. (in preparation). Can environmental impacts of energy efficient buildings be further reduced? An assessment of policies and characteristics of refurbished office buildings in New Zealand.
 
Ghose, A., Pizzol, M., & McLaren, S.J. 2017. Consequential LCA modelling of office building refurbishment in New Zealand. Journal of Cleaner Production, 165, pp. 119-133
 
Sala, S., Anton, A., McLaren, S.J., Notarnicola, B., Saouter, E., & Sonesson, U. (2017). In quest of reducing the environmental impacts of food production and consumption. Journal of Cleaner Production 140: 387-398.
 
Ghose, A., McLaren, S.J., Dowdell, D., & Phipps, R. (2017). Environmental assessment of deep energy refurbishment for energy efficiency- a case study of an office building in New Zealand. Building and Environment 117: 274-287.
 
Notarnicola, B., Sala, S., Anton, A., McLaren, S.J., Saouter, E., & Sonesson, U. (2017).  The role of life cycle assessment in supporting sustainable agri-food systems: a review of the challenges. Journal of Cleaner Production 140: 399-409.
 
Chobtang, J., McLaren, S.J., Ledgard, S.F. & Donaghy, D.J. (2017). Environmental trade-offs associated with intensification methods in a pasture-based dairy system using prospective attributional Life Cycle Assessment. Journal of Cleaner Production, 143,1302-1312.
 
Chobtang, J., Ledgard, S.F., McLaren, S.J., & Donaghy, D.J. (2017). Life cycle environmental impacts of high and low intensification pasture-based milk production systems: a case study of the Waikato region, New Zealand. Journal of Cleaner Production, 140, 664-674.
 
 
2016
 
Chobtang, J., McLaren, S.J., Ledgard, S.F. & Donaghy, D.J. (2016). Consequential Life Cycle Assessment of pasture-based milk production: A case study in the Waikato region, New Zealand. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 21: 1139–1152. DOI10.1111/jiec.12484
 
Hiroki, S., Garnevska, E.,& McLaren, S. (2016) Consumer perceptions about local food in New Zealand, and the role of life cycle-based environmental sustainability. J Agri Environ Ethics  DOI 10.1007/s10806-016-9616-9
 
Pizzirani, S., S.J. McLaren, J.K. Seadon, M. E. Forster, P. Pohatu, T. Tangi Whaiora Porou, and T. Warmenhoven. (2016). The distinctive recognition of culture within LCSA: realising the quadruple bottom line. International Journal of LCA. DOI 10.1007/s11367-016-1193-7
 
Gentile, R.M, Perie, E., Muller, K., Deurer, M., Mason, K., van den Dijssel, C., Clothier, B.E., Holmes, A., Hardie, M. & McLaren, S.J. (2016). Quantifying the potential contribution of soil carbon to orchard carbon footprints. Acta Horticulturae, 1112: 461-466.
 
McLaren, S.J. (2016). Life Cycle Management: A New Way of Doing Business. Acta Horticulturae, 1112: 387-394.
 
Chobtang, J., Ledgard, S.F., McLaren, S.J., Zonderland-Thomassen, M., & Donaghy, D.J. (2016).  Appraisal of environmental profiles of pasture-based milk production: a case study of dairy farms in the Waikato region, New ZealandInternational Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 21(3), 311-325. DOI 10.1007/s11367-016-1033-9.
 
Gentile, R.M, Perie, E., Muller, K., Deurer, M., Mason, K., van den Dijssel, C., Clothier, B.E., Holmes, A., Hardie, M. & McLaren, S.J. (2016). Quantifying the potential contribution of soil carbon to orchard carbon footprintsActa Horticulturae, 1112: 461-466.
 
Hiroki, S., Garnevska, E.,& McLaren, S. (2016) Consumer perceptions about local food in New Zealand, and the role of life cycle-based environmental sustainability. J Agri Environ Ethics  DOI 10.1007/s10806-016-9616-9
 
McLaren, S.J. (2016). Life Cycle Management: A New Way of Doing Business. Acta Horticulturae, 1112: 387-394.
 
2014
 
Garnevska, E., S.J. McLaren and S. Hiroki. (2014). Yealands Wine Group: Balancing Business and SustainabilityInternational Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 17(4): 237-257.
 
Pizzirani, S., McLaren, S.J. & Seaddon, J.  (2014).  "Is there a place for culture in life cycle sustainability assessment?". International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (2014). DOI: 10.1007/s11367-014-0722-5.
 
2013
 
Coelho, C.R.V. & McLaren, S.J. (2013). "Rethinking a product and its function using LCA - experiences of New Zealand manufacturing companies". International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 18/4, p872-880. DOI: 10.1007/s11367-012-0526-4.
 
Herath, I., Green, S., Singh, R., Horne, D., van deer Zijpp, S., & Clothier, B.E. 2013. Water footprinting of agricultural products: a hydrological assessment for the water footprint of New Zealand’s wines. Journal of Cleaner Production, 41: 232-243.

Herath, I., Green, S., Horne, D., Singh, R., McLaren, S., & Clothier, B., 2013. Water footprinting of agricultural products: Evaluation of different protocols using a case study of New Zealand wine. Journal of Cleaner Production, 44: 159-167.

Herath, I., Green, S., Horne, D., Singh, R., & Clothier, B. 2013. Measuring water and nutrient dynamics to quantify and reduce the water footprint of potato cultivation. Agricultural Water Management, under review.

Herath, I., Green, S., Horne, D., Singh, R., & Clothier, B. 2013. The water footprint of potato production: a hydrological assessment using measurement and modeling. Agricultural Water Management, under review.

McDevitt, J E, Langer, E R, Leckie, A C. (2013). Community engagement and environmental life cycle assessment of Kaikôura’s biosolid reuse options. Sustainability, Issue 5. Pg 242-255. doi:10.3390/su5010242

Reisinger, A. & Ledgard, S. 2013. Impact of greenhouse gas metrics on the quantification of agricultural emissions and farm-scale mitigation strategies: a New Zealand case study. Environmental Research Letters 8: 8p.

2012

Basset-Mens, C., Keliher, F.M., Ledgard, S., & Cox, N. (2009). "Uncertainty of Global Warming Potential for milk production on a New Zealand farm and implications for decision making". International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. 14:630-638
 
Deurer, M.,  Müller, K., Kim, I., Young, I.,  Jun, G-I., and Clothier, B.E. 2012.  "Can moderate compaction increase soil carbon sequestration? A case study in a soil under a wheel track". Geoderma 183-184: 74-79.
 
Flysjö, A., Cederberg, C., Henriksson, M. and Ledgard, S.F. 2012. "The interaction between milk and beef production and emissions from land use change – critical considerations in life cycle assessment and carbon footprint studies of milk". Journal of Cleaner Production 28: 134-142.
 
McDevitt, J.E., Love, S., R, Seadon, J., K., Allison, R., W. 2012. "An evaluation of alternative water footprint methodologies using an indicative tissue paper supply chain". APPITA Journal 65(2), 159-164.

McDevitt, J.E., Moore, D., Lamm, F., McDonnell, N. 2012. "Estimating injurious impact in construction life cycle assessments: A prospective study". International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management, 2(1), 46-54.

Zonderland-Thomassen, M.A. and Ledgard, S.F. 2012. "Water footprinting – A comparison of methods using New Zealand dairy farming as a case study". Agricultural Systems 110: 30-40.

2011

Deurer, M., Clothier, B., Huh, K-Y., Jun, G-I., Kim, I., and Kim, D. 2011.  "Trends and interpretation of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for Carbon Footprinting of Fruit Products: Focused on Kiwifruits in Gyeongnam Region". Korean Journal of Horticultural Science & Technology 29(5):1-18.

Flysjö A., Henriksson, M., Cederberg, C., Ledgard, S and Englund, J.E. 2011. "The impact of various parameters on the carbon footprint of milk production in New Zealand and Sweden". Agricultural Systems 104: 459-469.

Flysjö A., Cederberg, C., Henriksson, M. and Ledgard, S. 2011. "How does co-product handling affect the Carbon Footprint of milk? – case study of milk production in New Zealand and Sweden". International Journal of LCA 16: 420-430.

Herath, I., Deurer, M., Horne, D., Singh, R., and Clothier, B. 2011. "The water footprint of hydroelectricity: A methodological comparison from a case study in New Zealand". Journal of Cleaner Production (2011), doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2011.05.007. Click here for PDF.

Ledgard, S.F., Lieffering, M., Coup, D. and O’Brien, B. 2011. "Carbon footprinting of New Zealand lamb from an exporting nations perspective". Animal Frontiers 1: 27-32.

McDevitt, J.E., Milà i Canals, L. 2011. "Can life cycle assessment be used to evaluate plant breeding objectives to improve supply chain sustainability? "International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 9(4), 484-494.

2010 and older

Basset-Mens, C., Ledgard, S., and Boyes, M. 2009."Eco-efficiency of intensification scenarios for milk production in New Zealand". Ecological Economics. 68:1615-1625.

Ledgard, S.F., Schils, R., Eriksen, J., and Luo, J. 2009. "Environmental impacts of grazed clover/grass pastures". Irish Journal of Agricultural Research. 48:209-266.