CIGR Working Group No 13
Climatization and Environmental Control in Animal Housing


Cees E. van īt Klooster

Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering (IMAG-DLO)
Department of livestock engineering

P.O.Box 43
NL 6700 AA Wageningen
The Netherlands

Tel: +31 8370 76300
Fax: +31 8380 25670

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. agricultural engineering from Wageningen Agricultural University in the Netherlands

1978-1979 Center for Agricultural Research in Paramaribo, Surinam.

1981-1984 Eindhoven University of Technology and assigned as lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Engineering to the University of Zambia in Lusaka.

1984-1986 Wageningen Agricultural University as lecturer both in Zambia and in Wageningen.

1986-1994 Research Institute for Pig Husbandry in Rosmalen as researcher climate control.

1994- Head of the Department of Livestock Engineering at the DLO-Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Engineering in Wageningen.

List of Publications
Klooster, C.E. van 't. 1994. Implementation of natural ventilation in pig houses. Ph.D. thesis. Wageningen Agricultural University.

Klooster, C.E. van 't & B.P. Heitlager. 1994. Determination of minimum ventilation rate in pig houses with natural ventilation based on carb on dioxide balance. J. agric. Engng Res. 57:279-290.

Klooster, C.E. van 't & J.A.M. Voermans. 1994. European perspectives - how are they solving their problems. Proc. Symp. "Meeting the Environmental Challenge" held November 17-18, 1993 in Minneapolis: 75-99. National Pork Producers Council, Des Moines.

Klooster, C.E. van 't & B.P. Heitlager. 1993. Measurement of ammonia and other gasses at the Research Institute for Pig Husbandry. Proc. Gasme FE Seminar. Quickborn, Germany.

Klooster, C.E. van 't, P.F.M.M. Roelofs & L.A. den Hartog. 1993. Methods to reduce aerosol levels in pig houses. Livestock Production Science 33:171-182.

Klooster, C.E. van 't, P.F.M.M. Roelofs & P.A.M. Gijsen. 1993. Positioning air inlet and air outlet to reduce dust exposure in pig buildings. Proc. Livestock Environment IV held in Coventry, p 754-760. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI.

Klooster, C.E. van 't & A. van 't Ooster. 1993. Ventilation openings efficiency for pig houses with natural ventilation. Proc. Livestock Environment IV held in Coventry, p 810-819. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI.

Klooster, C.E. van 't & G.J. Greutink. 1993. Moisture balance in pig buildings with deep litter. Proc. Livestock Environment IV held in Coventry, p 1082-1090. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI.

Berckmans, D., C. E. van 't Klooster, E. Vranken. 1992. Field test of a ventilation rate sensor in a natural ventilated livestock building. ASAE paper 924047, St. Joseph, MI.=20 Klooster, C.E. van 't, B.P. Heitlager & J.P.B.F. van Gastel. 1992. Measurement systems for emissions of ammonia and other gasses at the Research Institute for Pig Husbandry. Report P3.92. Proefstation voor de Varkenshouderij, Rosmalen.

Klooster, C.E. van 't & G.J,. Greutink. 1992. Water evaporation in deep litter houses. Proc. Workshop Deep Litter for Pig Farming, Rosmalen.

Klooster, C.E. van 't. 1992. Climatic control in intensive pig production: Dutch demans, solutions, problems and developments. Skov seminar 11-12 mai. Glyngore, Denmark.

Klooster, C.E. van 't & J.J.H. Huijben. 1992. Underground airtubes in environmental control in pig houses; energy savings, implications for health and production of pigs and reduction in emissions. Proc. CIGR Conf. Low energy systems for environmental control of plant and animal production, p 277-291. Pamplona, Spain.

Klooster, Cees E. van 't. 1991. Meeting the optimum indoor temperature. Pigs 7 (3) 21-23.

Klooster, C.E. van 't, P.F.M.M. Roelofs & L.A. den Hartog. 1991. Effects of some methods to reduce aerosol levels in pig houses. 42nd annual meeting of EAAP. Berlin.

Klooster, C.E. van 't. 1989. Dust measurements in Dutch weaned piglets accomodation. Proc. CEC conference "Aerosol sampling in animal houses", Bristol.

Klooster, C.E. van 't. 1986. Buildings for domestic animals in the tropics: Considerations for environmental control. Vraagbaak 14 (4) 6-16.

Klooster, C.E. van 't. 1985. University education and curriculum in Zambia in Agricultural Buildings. Proc. CIGR Seminar "Agricultural buildings in hot climate countries", Catania.

Klooster, C.E. van 't. 1984. Mechanization strategies for Zambia. Paper presented at National workshop: Animal draught power. Palabana, Zambia.

Klooster, C.E. van 't. 1983. Chapter 4 in "Appropriate Farm Equipment Technology for the small scale traditional sector. Regional project on farm Tool and Equipment Technology - Basic Needs and Employment". Publ. ILO/FIN/78/RAF/2. International Labour Office, Geneva.

Last modification: February 17, 1997