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Publications in scientific journals:

  • Völker, J., Castronovo, S., Wick, A., Ternes, T. A., Joss, A., Oehlmann, J., & Wagner, M. (2016). Advancing Biological Wastewater Treatment: Extended Anaerobic Conditions Enhance the Removal of Endocrine and Dioxin-like Activities. Environmental science & technology, 50(19), 10606-10615. doi:

  • Laureni, M., Falås, P., Robin, O., Wick, A., Weissbrodt, D. G., Nielsen, J. L., Ternes, T. A., Morgenroth, E., Joss, A. (2016). Mainstream partial nitritation and anammox: long-term process stability and effluent quality at low temperatures. Water Research, 101, 628-639. doi:

  • Krah, D., Ghattas, A.-K., Wick, A., Bröder, K., & Ternes, T. A. (2016). Micropollutant degradation via extracted native enzymes from activated sludge. Water Research, 95, 348-360. doi:

  • Jewell, K. S., Falås, P., Wick, A., Joss, A., & Ternes, T. A. (2016). Transformation of diclofenac in hybrid biofilm–activated sludge processes. Water Research, 105, 559-567. doi:

  • Jewell, K. S., Castronovo, S., Wick, A., Falås, P., Joss, A., & Ternes, T. A. (2016). New insights into the transformation of trimethoprim during biological wastewater treatment. Water Research, 88, 550-557. doi:
  • Falås, P., Wick, A., Castronovo, S., Habermacher, J., Ternes, T. A., & Joss, A. (2016). Tracing the limits of organic micropollutant removal in biological wastewater treatment. Water Research, 95, 240-249. doi:

  • Prasse, C., Stalter, D., Schulte-Oehlmann, U., Oehlmann, J., & Ternes, T. A. (2015). Spoilt for choice: a critical review on the chemical and biological assessment of current wastewater treatment technologies. Water Research, 87, 237-270. doi:

  • Nürenberg, G., Schulz, M., Kunkel, U., & Ternes, T. A. (2015). Development and validation of a generic nontarget method based on liquid chromatography – high resolution mass spectrometry analysis for the evaluation of different wastewater treatment options. Journal of Chromatography A, 1426, 77-90. doi:

  • Redeker, M., Wick, A., Meermann, B., & Ternes, T. A. (2014). Removal of the Iodinated X-ray Contrast Medium Diatrizoate by Anaerobic Transformation. Environmental science & technology, 48(17), 10145-10154.

  • Jewell, K. S., Wick, A., & Ternes, T. A. (2014). Comparisons between abiotic nitration and biotransformation reactions of phenolic micropollutants in activated sludge. Water Research, 48, 478-489. doi:
  • Ghattas, A.-K., Fischer, F., Wick, A., Ternes, T. A. Anaerobic biodegradation of (emerging) organic contaminants in the aquatic environment. Water Research, Submitted


  • Castronovo S., Wick, A. Scheurer, M., Noedler, K., Schulz, M., Ternes, T. A. Biodegradation of the Artificial Sweetener Acesulfame in Biological Wastewater Treatment and Sandfilters, in press
  • Beel, R., Lütke Eversloh, C., & Ternes, T. A. (2013). Biotransformation of the UV-Filter Sulisobenzone: Challenges for the Identification of Transformation Products. Environmental Science & Technology, 47(13), 6819-6828.
  • Buchinger, S., Spira, D., Bröder, K., Schlüsener, M., Ternes, T., & Reifferscheid, G. (2013). Direct Coupling of Thin-Layer Chromatography with a Bioassay for the Detection of Estrogenic Compounds: Applications for Effect-Directed Analysis. Analytical Chemistry, 85(15), 7248-7256. doi:
  • Falås, P., Longrée, P., la Cour Jansen, J., Siegrist, H., Hollender, J., & Joss, A. (2013). Micropollutant removal by attached and suspended growth in a hybrid biofilm-activated sludge process. Water Research, 47(13), 4498-4506. doi:
  • Spira, D., Reifferscheid, G., & Buchinger, S. (2013). Combination of high-performance thin-layer chromatography with a specific bioassay - A tool for effect-directed analysis. JPC - Journal of Planar Chromatography - Modern TLC, 26(5), 395-401. doi:
  • Wunderlin, P., Siegrist, H., & Joss, A. (2013). Online N2O Measurement: The Next Standard for Controlling Biological Ammonia Oxidation? Environmental Science & Technology, 47(17), 9567-9568. doi:

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