Pfister, Stephan, Dr.

Dr.  Stephan Pfister

HPZ  E 33 

John-von-Neumann-Weg 9

8093 Zürich


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Curriculum Vitae

Stephan Pfister (born 1980) is a senior research associate at ETH Zurich in the Ecological Systems Design group (since 2012). His methodological focus is on the impact assessment of water consumption and land use in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) with applications to agriculture and power production. In this context, he advanced water footprint concepts, including future assessments and international trade. He received his PhD from the ETH Zurich in 2011, did a one-year post-doc at UC Santa Barbara in 2011 and has published more than 40 original research papers.


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Assessing the environmental impacts of freshwater thermal pollution from global power generation in LCA.
Catherine E. Raptis, Justin M. Boucher, and Stephan Pfister
Science of the Total Environment, (2017) Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Global water footprint assessment of hydropower.
Laura Scherer, and Stephan Pfister
Renewable Energy, (2016) Oxford: Elsevier.
Ecoinvent 3: assessing water use in LCA and facilitating water footprinting.
Stephan Pfister, Samuel Vionnet, Tereza Levova, and Sebastien Humbert
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, (2016) Landsberg: Springer.
Hydropower's Biogenic Carbon Footprint.
Laura Scherer, and Stephan Pfister
PLoS One, (2016) San Francisco, CA: Public Library of Science.
Spatially Explicit Analysis of Biodiversity Loss due to Global Agriculture, Pasture and Forest Land Use from a Producer and Consumer Perspective.
Abhishek Chaudhary, Stephan Pfister, and Stefanie Hellweg
Environmental Science & Technology, (2016) Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society.
Global freshwater thermal emissions from steam-electric power plants with once-through cooling systems.
Catherine E. Raptis, and Stephan Pfister
Energy, (2016) Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Area of concern: A new paradigm in life cycle assessment for the development of footprint metrics.
Bradley G. Ridoutt, Stephan Pfister, Alessandro Manzardo, Jane Bare, Anne-Marie Boulay, Francesco Cherubini, Peter Fantke, Rolf Frischknecht, Michael Hauschild, Andrew Henderson, Olivier Jolliet, Annie Levasseur, Manuele Margni, Thomas McKone, Ottar Michelsen, Llorenç M.I. Canals, Girija Page, Rana Pant, Marco Raugei, Serenella Sala, and Francesca Verones
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, (2016) Landsberg: Springer.
Global guidance on environmental life cycle impact assessment indicators: progress and case study.
Rolf Frischknecht, Peter Fantke, Laura Tschümperlin, Monia Niero, Assumpció Antón, Jane Bare, Anne-Marie Boulay, Francesco Cherubini, Michael Z. Hauschild, Andrew Henderson, Annie Levasseur, Thomas E. McKone, Ottar Michelsen, Llorenç M. i Canals, Stephan Pfister, Brad Ridoutt, Ralph K. Rosenbaum, Francesca Verones, Bruce Vigon, and Olivier Jolliet
International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, (2016) Landsberg: Springer.
A matter of meters: state of the art in the life cycle assessment of enhanced geothermal systems.
Kathrin Menberg, Stephan Pfister, Philipp Blum, and Peter Bayer
Energy & Environmental Science, (2016) Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry.
Dealing with uncertainty in water scarcity footprints.
Laura Scherer, and Stephan Pfister
Environmental Research Letters, (2016) Bristol: IOP Publishing Ltd.
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