Peer Reviewed Publications

Katers, J., Snippen, A., and Puettmann, M.  (2012).  Life Cycle Analysis of Wood Pellet Fuel in Wisconsin.  Special Issue.  Forest Products Journal.  Vol. 62 (4). [Link]

Lippke, B., Puettmann, M., Johnson, L., Gustafson, R., Venditti, R., Steele, P., Katers, J., Taylor, A., Volk, T., Oneil, E., Skog, K., Budsberg, E., Daystar, J., and Caputo, J. (2012).  Carbon Emission Reduction Impacts from Alternative Biofuels.  Special Issue.  Forest Products Journal.  Vol. 62 (4). [Abstract]

Pelegrin, A., and Katers, J.  (2012). Nutrient and Solids Separation of Digested Dairy Manure with Bench-Scale Polymer Treatment.  Applied Engineering in Agriculture. Vol. 28(5): 665-673.  [Abstract] 

Katers, J. Burch, T., and Walczak, D.   (2009). “The impacts of a recycling surcharge to increase landfill tipping fees in Wisconsin.” [Abstract] 

Katers, J.  (2009). “The effectiveness of soil amendments and fertilizers with polyacrylamides for sediment and nutrient control.”  Proceedings from the 40th Annual Environmental Conference of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA).  Reno, NV. [Link]

Katers, J., Krom, L. and Burch, T.  (2007).  “Anaerobic Digesters on Wisconsin Farms.”  Proceedings from the 2007 Wisconsin Fertilizer, Aglime and Pest Management Conference.  Madision, WI.  January 17, 2007. [Link]

Katers, J. and Walczak, D.  (2005). “Analysis of Wisconsin Municipal Solid Waste Landfilling Trends and the Impact of Recycling Fee Increases on the Amount of Imported Waste.”  Proceedings from the First International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology.  American Academy of Sciences.  New Orleans, LA.  Vol. 2: 159-165.


Technical Reports and Other Publications

Katers, J., Dolan, D., Olig, P., and Tuttle, A.  Economics of Recycling in Wisconsin.  Final Report submitted to the UW Solid Waste Research Council.  2012. [Link]

Katers, J. and Olig, P.  Recycling Market Development in Wisconsin – A Look Back.  Wisconsin Counties.  Pages, 22-23, 30.  February, 2012. [Link]

NACAA AM/PIC Bioenergy Curriculum Development Project.  Anaerobic Digestion teaching modules developed for use by national Extension Agents.  2011.

Katers, J. and Snippen, A.  Life Cycle Inventory of Wood Pellet Fuel Manufacturing in Wisconsin.  Final Report Submitted to Focus on Energy.  2010. [Link]

Katers, J., Zorn, M., and Nagendrappa, C.  Waste Management Study Final Report.  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Project 133-PRJ11NE.  Midwest Food Processing Association.  2010.

Katers, J., and Snippen, A.  Wisconsin Oil Filter and Absorbent Recycling Report.  UW Extension Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center.  2009. 

Katers, J., Winter, R., and Snippen, A.  “The influence of increased use of compact fluorescent lighting on environmental mercury emissions.”  Proceedings from the 25th International Conference on Solid Waste Management and Technology.  Philadelphia, PA.  2009. [Abstract]

Katers, J. and Baldwin, A.  Final Report submitted to Wisconsin Focus on Energy for Biogas Monitoring Project.  2008.  

Katers, J. and Baldwin, A.  (October 2007, January 2008, April 2008, and July 2008). Quarterly reports submitted to Wisconsin Focus on Energy for Biogas Monitoring Project.

Katers, J. and Kaurich, J.  “Heating Fuel Life Cycle Assessment.”  Final report submitted to the Pellet Fuel Institute, Arlington, VA.  2007.

Katers, J. and Stebor, T. “Alternative Fuel Sources for Renewable Energy Generation.” Technical Report prepared for Minergy.  2006.

Official Publication of the Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers.  September/October Issue.  2005.

Schultz, J. and Katers, J.  “Cost Feasibility Model and Manure Management Calculator for the Review of Dairy Manure Handling and Disposal Systems.”  Proceeding from the Annual International Conference of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE).  Tampa, FL.  2005. [Abstract]

Harvey Economics, STS Consultants, Ltd., and Synagro Northeast, Inc. Brown County Regional Composting Feasibility Study.  Denver, CO.  2005. [Link]

Textbooks and Curriculum 

Katers, J. and Ryer, E.  (2005). On-Line Instructor’s Manual for Energy and the Environment (2nd Edition) by Ristinen and Kraushaar.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.