Gregory Peters

Professor, Environmental Systems Analysis, Technology Management and Economics

Greg Peters’ research is aimed at expanding the application of sustainability assessment tools and improving their accuracy. Recent research projects relate to the clothing, water, agricultural and chemical industries, the regulatory sector and the fate of nitrogen discharges. He teaches life cycle assessment and environmental science to university students and delivers education and peer-review services to industrial clients.

​2009

Blackburn N, Peters GM (2009) LCA comparison of an ‘atmospheric water generator’ with a bottled water cooler. Sixth Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, Melbourne, 16-19 February. ISBN 978 0 9757231 2 8.

Lundie S, Peters G. (2009) Response to NSW Parliamentary Inquiry on Sustainable Procurement. 2 April. 4 pages.

Peters GM (2009) Popularize or publish – growth in Australia. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 14(6)503-507 DOI: 10.1007/s11367-009-0114-4. 

Peters GM, Rowley HV (2009) Environmental comparison of biosolids management systems using life cycle assessment. Environmental Science and Technology, 43 (8), 2674-2679 DOI: 10.1021/es802677t.

Peters G (2009) ALCAS President’s Report. P2 Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society Newsletter, June.

Peters G (2009) Roundtable Roundup. P9. Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society Newsletter, June.

Peters G. (2009) ALCAS submission to the Draft National Carbon Offset Standard. Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society. 7 pages. 27 February.

Rowley HV, Lundie S, Peters GM (2009) A hybrid LCA model for comparison with conventional methodologies in Australia. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 14(6)508-516 DOI: 10.1007/s11367-009-0093-5.

Rowley HV, Peters GM (2009) Multi-criteria methods for the aggregation of life cycle impacts. Sixth Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, Melbourne, 16-19 February. ISBN 978 0 9757231 2 8.

Schulz M, Peters GM, Rowley HV (2009) Tool for rapid cost and envirommental assessment of water servicing strategies. Sixth Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, Melbourne, 16-19 February. ISBN 978 0 9757231 2 8.

2008

Lundie S, Peters GM, Ashbolt NJ (2008) “A review comparing the WSAA Sustainability Framework to the Gold Coast Waterfuture process”. Part B in: Sustainability Framework. WSAA Occasional Paper No.17. February. Water Services Association of Australia. ISBN 1 920 760 25 3

Lundie S, Peters GM, Rowley HV, Schulz M, Salem J. (2008) Environmental preferences in refrigerant selection for domestic air conditioning, Proceedings of 15th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Sydney, 17 - 19 March 2008, 6 pages. ISBN: 1 877040 68 1.

Lundie S, Kröger T, Peters GM, Rowley HV, Feitz A. (2008) Integrated environmental-economic assessment of commercial air-conditioning systems in Australia using systems analysis. Proceedings of 15th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Sydney, 17 - 19 March 2008, 7 pages. ISBN: 1 877040  68 1.

Khan SJ, Roser DJ, Ashbolt NJ, Davies CM, Peters G, Stuetz R, Tucker R, Watts P (2008) Chemical Contaminants in Feedlot Wastes: Concentrations, Effects and Attenuation. Environment International 34(6) 839-859.

Peters G, Rowley H, Tucker R, *Wiedemann S (2008). Defining "water use" in life cycle assessment of agricultural production. 5th SETAC World Congress, Sydney, 3-7 August 2008. Abstract and plenary.

Peters GM, Rowley HV. (2008) Biosolids: an environmental life cycle assessment perspective. Water, 35(6)80-83.

Peters GM (2008) Active learning about active learning. iNEER Special Volume: Innovations 2008. pp71-80. ISSN 1553-9911.

Peters GM, Sack F, Lenzen M, Lundie S, Gallego B. (2008) Towards a deeper and broader ecological footprint. Engineering Sustainability, 161(1)31-37.

Peters GM, Rowley HV. (2008) Biosolids management: an environmental life cycle assessment perspective. Proceedings of Biosolids Specialty Conference IV. Adelaide, 11-12 June. Australian Water Association. ISBN 978 1 921335 03 7.

Rowley H, Lundie S, Peters G (2008). Comparing a hybrid LCA method with conventional LCA methods. 5th SETAC World Congress, Sydney, 3-7 August 2008. Abstract only.

Short M, Peters G (2008) Sexy feet – carbon footprinting in Australia. ALCAS Newsletter. September. p4-5.

2007

Lundie S, Peters G, Ashbolt N, Lai E, Livingston D (2007) The role of assessment tools in a sustainability framework for the Australian water industry. Proceedings of Ozwater 2007, 4-8 March, Sydney, 8 pages, ISBN 978 0 908255 67 2.

Peters G (2007) Sustainability: Putting the Pieces Together. ALCAS Newsletter. December edition, p7.

2006

Lundie S, Peters G, Ashbolt N, Lai E, Livingston, D. (2006) A sustainability framework for the Australian water industry. Water, 33(7)83-88. ISSN 0310-0367, November 2006. Australian Water Association, Sydney.

Peters GM, Rowley HV, Lundie S, Flint M. (2006) Challenges and Opportunities in LCA – the Water Industry Example. 5th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, Achieving.

Business Benefits from Managing Life Cycle Impacts, Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society, 22- 24 November 2006 Melbourne. ISBN 0-9757231-1-1.

Peters GM, Sack F, Lenzen M, Lundie S, Gallego B. (2006) A New Ecological Footprint Calculation for the Australian Water Industry: Regionalisation and Inclusion of Downstream Impacts. Journal of Applied Input-Output Analysis (11-12):73-90.

2005

Hawken R, Blackburn N, Lundie S, Peters G. (2005) Pilot Sustainability Report for the University of New South Wales. ISBN 0 7334 2309 4. UNSW Publishing and Printing Service.

Lundie S, Peters G, Beavis P (2005) Quantitative systems analysis as a strategic planning approach for metropolitan water service providers. Water Science and Technology. 52(9)11-20.

Lundie S, Peters GM. (2005) Life cycle assessment of food waste management options. Journal of Cleaner Production, 13:275-286.

Peters G, Rouse K. (2005) Environmental sustainability in water supply planning – an LCA approach for the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. 4th Australian Life Cycle Assessment Conference - Sustainability Measures for Decision Support, Sydney 23-25 February, 2005. Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society, Melbourne.

Peters GM (2005) “A comparison of desalination and indirect potable reuse as supply alternatives for Sydney”, 12 pages (Sydney Water internal report released by Senate Enquiry, November 2005).

2004

Lundie S, Peters G, Beavis P (2004) Life cycle assessment for sustainable metropolitan water systems planning – options for ecological sustainability. Environmental Science and Technology, 38(13)3465 – 3473.

2003

Sack F, Bransgrove G, Charet L, Peters G. (2003) A Large Metropolitan Water Supplier – Steps to Sustainability. Proceedings of Ozwater 2003 19th AWA Convention, Perth, Western Australia. 

 

2002

Lundie S, Peters G. (2002) Sydney Water WaterPlan 21 Life Cycle Assessment, Proceedings of 3rd Australian LCA Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, 17-19 July, 2002.

Peters G. (2002) Life cycle assessment in a major water authority. Water, March, pp117-118.

2001

Lundie S, Peters G. (2001) Life Cycle Assessment of Food Disposal Options in Sydney. System Studies of Integrated Waste Management, 2-3 April, 2001; Johnanesbergs Castle, Sweden. IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute.
Peters GM, Lundie S. (2001) Life-cycle assessment of biosolids processing options. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 5(2)103-121.

1999

Peters GM, Maher WA, Jolley D, Carroll BI, Jenkinson AV, McOrist GD. (1999) Selenium contamination, redistribution and remobilisation in sediments of Lake Macquarie, NSW. Organic Geochemistry, 30(10)1287-1300.

Peters GM, Maher WA, Krikowa F, Roach AC, Jeswani HK, Barford JP, Gomes VG, Reible DD. (1999) Selenium in sediment, pore water and benthic infauna of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia. Marine Environmental Research, 47(5)491-508.

1998

Carroll BI, Peters GM, Barford JP, Nobbs DM, Maher WA, Chapman P. (1998) Microbial and redox-dependent aspects of selenium biogeochemistry in a selenium contaminated lake – Lake Macquarie, NSW. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Environmental Management (ICEM2), Wollongong, 10-13 February. pp221-228.

1997

Nobbs DM; Barford JP; Carroll BI; Peters GM. (1997) An integrated investigation of anthropogenic selenium contamination in Lake Macquarie, NSW. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 69(11)2387-2401.

Peters GM; Barford JP; Gomes VG; Maher WA. (1997) Selenium contamination in Lake Macquarie. Proceedings of Environmental Engineering Research Event. University of Queensland. 14-16 December, Noosa, Queensland. p231. ISBN 0 9827222 8 5.

Peters GM; Maher WA; Barford JP; Gomes VG. (1997) Selenium associations in estuarine sediments: redox effects. Journal of Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 99(1-4)275-282.

1996

Carroll BI; Peters GM; Barford JP; Wegenaar K; Maher WA; Reible DD. (1996) Dynamic Modelling of Selenium Biogeochemistry in an Estuarine Lake – Lake Macquarie, NSW. Proceedings, 23rd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, May 21-24, Hobart, Australia, p677-678.

Landers GP; Peters GM. (editors) (1996) "DownUnder '96 - Ozone and its Applications". Proceedings of the First Australasian Conference of the International Ozone Association, February 12-15, Sydney, Australia. ISBN 0 646 27374

Nobbs DM; Barford JP; Carroll BI; Peters GM. (1996) An integrated investigation of anthropogenic selenium contamination in Lake Macquarie, NSW. Proceedings of Environmental Biotechnology '96, Sept 1-4, Palmerston North, New Zealand, p105-149.

Peters GM; Maher WA; Barford JP; Gomes VG; Reible DD. (1996) Bioturbation effects on selenium mobility. Presentation and abstract in Proceedings of The Interactions Between Sediments and Water - 7th International Symposium on Sediment Water Science, 22-25 September, Baveno, Italy. p151.

Peters GM; Maher WA; Barford JP; Gomes VG. (1996) Redox Effects in Selenium Behaviour in Estuarine Sediments. Presentation and abstract in Proceedings of The Interactions Between Sediments and Water - 7th International Symposium on Sediment Water Science, 22-25 September, Baveno, Italy. p152.

Peters GM; Barford JP; Reible DD; Gomes VG. (1996) Redox effects in selenium behaviour in estuarine porewaters. Proceedings of Chemeca 96 - 24th Australian and New Zealand Chemical Engineering Conference, Sydney, Sept 30th - Oct 2nd. Vol 4, p33-38. IEAust, Canberra. ISBN 0 85825 658 4.

Published: Fri 26 Aug 2011. Modified: Mon 09 Sep 2019