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Prasse, Carsten

Assistant Professor
Environmental Health And Engineering

Ames Hall, Room 211
(410) 516-5184

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  • Ph.D. 2008, University Koblenz-Landau
  • Master of Science 2005, University of Bayreuth
  • "Relevance of the formation of reactive electrophiles during oxidative water treatment", 39th Annual Meeting SETAC North America.  Sacramento California, United States of America (the).  November 6, 2018


Journal Articles
  • Prasse, Carsten; Ford, Breanna; Nomura, Daniel K; Sedlak, David L (2018).  Unexpected transformation of dissolved phenols to toxic dicarbonyls by hydroxyl radicals and UV light.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  115(10).  2311-2316.
  • Hedegaard, Mathilde J; Deliniere, Hélène; Prasse, Carsten; Dechesne, Arnaud; Smets, Barth F; Albrechtsen, Hans-Jørgen (2018).  Evidence of co-metabolic bentazone transformation by methanotrophic enrichment from a groundwater-fed rapid sand filter.  Water research.  129.  105-114.
  • Barazesh, James M; Prasse, Carsten; Wenk, Jannis; Berg, Stephanie; Remucal, Christina K; Sedlak, David L (2017).  Trace Element Removal in Distributed Drinking Water Treatment Systems by Cathodic H2O2 Production and UV Photolysis.  Environmental science & technology.
  • Brezina, Elena; Prasse, Carsten; Meyer, Johannes; Mückter, Harald; Ternes, Thomas A (2017).  Investigation and risk evaluation of the occurrence of carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, their human metabolites and transformation products in the urban water cycle.  Environmental Pollution.  225.  261-269.
  • Ternes, Thomas A; Prasse, Carsten; Eversloh, Christian Lütke; Knopp, Gregor; Cornel, Peter; Schulte-Oehlmann, Ulrike; Schwartz, Thomas; Alexander, Johannes; Seitz, Wolfram; Coors, Anja (2016).  Integrated evaluation concept to assess the efficacy of advanced wastewater treatment processes for the elimination of micropollutants and pathogens.  Environmental science & technology.  51(1).  308-319.
  • Maier, Michael P; Prasse, Carsten; Pati, Sarah G; Nitsche, Sebastian; Li, Zhe; Radke, Michael; Meyer, Armin; Hofstetter, Thomas B; Ternes, Thomas A; Elsner, Martin (2016).  Exploring trends of C and N isotope fractionation to trace transformation reactions of diclofenac in natural and engineered systems.  Environmental science & technology.  50(20).  10933-10942.
  • Barazesh, James M; Prasse, Carsten; Sedlak, David L (2016).  Electrochemical transformation of trace organic contaminants in the presence of halide and carbonate ions.  Environmental science & technology.  50(18).  10143-10152.
  • Bollmann, Anna Franka; Seitz, Wolfram; Prasse, Carsten; Lucke, Thomas; Schulz, Wolfgang; Ternes, Thomas (2016).  Occurrence and fate of amisulpride, sulpiride, and lamotrigine in municipal wastewater treatment plants with biological treatment and ozonation.  Journal of hazardous materials.  320.  204-215.
  • Knopp, Gregor; Prasse, Carsten; Ternes, Thomas A; Cornel, Peter (2016).  Elimination of micropollutants and transformation products from a wastewater treatment plant effluent through pilot scale ozonation followed by various activated carbon and biological filters.  Water research.  100.  580-592.
  • Funke, Jan; Prasse, Carsten; Ternes, Thomas A (2016).  Identification of transformation products of antiviral drugs formed during biological wastewater treatment and their occurrence in the urban water cycle.  Water research.  98.  75-83.
  • Liu, Haizhou; Bruton, Thomas A; Li, Wei; Buren, Jean Van; Prasse, Carsten; Doyle, Fiona M; Sedlak, David L (2016).  Oxidation of benzene by persulfate in the presence of Fe (III)-and Mn (IV)-containing oxides: stoichiometric efficiency and transformation products.  Environmental science & technology.  50(2).  890-898.
  • Prasse, Carsten; Wenk, Jannis; Jasper, Justin T; Ternes, Thomas A; Sedlak, David L (2015).  Co-occurrence of photochemical and microbiological transformation processes in open-water unit process wetlands.  Environmental science & technology.  49(24).  14136-14145.
  • Schlüter-Vorberg, Lisa; Prasse, Carsten; Ternes, Thomas A; Mückter, Harald; Coors, Anja (2015).  Toxification by transformation in conventional and advanced wastewater treatment: the antiviral drug acyclovir.  Environmental Science & Technology Letters.  2(12).  342-346.
  • Prasse, Carsten; Stalter, Daniel; Schulte-Oehlmann, Ulrike; Oehlmann, Jörg; Ternes, Thomas A (2015).  Spoilt for choice: A critical review on the chemical and biological assessment of current wastewater treatment technologies.  Water research.  87.  237-270.
  • Funke, Jan; Prasse, Carsten; Eversloh, Christian Lütke; Ternes, Thomas A (2015).  Oxypurinol–a novel marker for wastewater contamination of the aquatic environment.  Water research.  74.  257-265.
  • Brezina, Elena; Prasse, Carsten; Wagner, Manfred; Ternes, Thomas A (2015).  Why small differences matter: elucidation of the mechanisms underlying the transformation of 2OH-and 3OH-carbamazepine in contact with sand filter material.  Environmental science & technology.  49(17).  10449-10456.
  • Kaiser, Elena; Prasse, Carsten; Wagner, Manfred; Bröder, Kathrin; Ternes, Thomas A (2014).  Transformation of oxcarbazepine and human metabolites of carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine in wastewater treatment and sand filters.  Environmental science & technology.  48(17).  10208-10216.
  • De Laurentiis, Elisa; Prasse, Carsten; Ternes, Thomas A; Minella, Marco; Maurino, Valter; Minero, Claudio; Sarakha, Mohamed; Brigante, Marcello; Vione, Davide (2014).  Assessing the photochemical transformation pathways of acetaminophen relevant to surface waters: transformation kinetics, intermediates, and modelling.  Water research.  53.  235-248.
  • Oehlmann, Jörg; Schulte‐Oehlmann, Ulrike; Prasse, Carsten; Ternes, Thomas A (2014).  In Response: What are the challenges and prospects? An academic perspective.  Environmental toxicology and chemistry.  33(11).  2408-2410.
  • Benner, Jessica; Helbling, Damian E; Kohler, Hans-Peter E; Wittebol, Janneke; Kaiser, Elena; Prasse, Carsten; Ternes, Thomas A; Albers, Christian N; Aamand, Jens; Horemans, Benjamin (2013).  Is biological treatment a viable alternative for micropollutant removal in drinking water treatment processes?.  Water research.  47(16).  5955-5976.
  • Prasse, Carsten; Wagner, Manfred; Schulz, Ralf; Ternes, Thomas A (2012).  Oxidation of the antiviral drug acyclovir and its biodegradation product carboxy-acyclovir with ozone: kinetics and identification of oxidation products.  Environmental science & technology.  46(4).  2169-2178.
  • Prasse, Carsten; Zech, Wolfgang; Itanna, Fiseha; Glaser, Bruno (2012).  Contamination and source assessment of metals, polychlorinated biphenyls, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban soils from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry.  94(10).  1954-1979.
  • Prasse, Carsten; Wagner, Manfred; Schulz, Ralf; Ternes, Thomas A (2011).  Biotransformation of the antiviral drugs acyclovir and penciclovir in activated sludge treatment.  Environmental science & technology.  45(7).  2761-2769.
  • Duester, Lars; Prasse, Carsten; Vogel, Julia V; Vink, Jos PM; Schaumann, Gabriele E (2011).  Translocation of Sb and Ti in an undisturbed floodplain soil after application of Sb 2 O 3 and TiO 2 nanoparticles to the surface.  Journal of Environmental Monitoring.  13(5).  1204-1211.
  • Dabrunz, André; Duester, Lars; Prasse, Carsten; Seitz, Frank; Rosenfeldt, Ricki; Schilde, Carsten; Schaumann, Gabriele E; Schulz, Ralf (2011).  Biological surface coating and molting inhibition as mechanisms of TiO2 nanoparticle toxicity in Daphnia magna.  PLoS One.  6(5).  e20112.
  • Prasse, Carsten; Schlüsener, Michael P; Schulz, Ralf; Ternes, Thomas A (2010).  Antiviral drugs in wastewater and surface waters: a new pharmaceutical class of environmental relevance?.  Environmental science & technology.  44(5).  1728-1735.
  • Liebig, Markus; Fernandez, Álvaro Alonso; Blübaum‐Gronau, Elke; Boxall, Alistair; Brinke, Marvin; Carbonell, Gregoria; Egeler, Philipp; Fenner, Kathrin; Fernandez, Carlos; Fink, Guido (2010).  Erratum: Environmental risk assessment of ivermectin: A case study.  Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management.  6(4).  790-790.
  • Liebig, Markus; Fernandez, Álvaro Alonso; Blübaum‐Gronau, Elke; Boxall, Alistair; Brinke, Marvin; Carbonell, Gregoria; Egeler, Philipp; Fenner, Kathrin; Fernandez, Carlos; Fink, Guido (2010).  Environmental risk assessment of ivermectin: a case study.  Integrated environmental assessment and management.  6(S1).  567-587.
  • Slootweg, Tineke; Alvinerie, Michel; Egeler, Philipp; Gilberg, Daniel; Kukkonen, Jussi VK; Oehlmann, Jörg; Prasse, Carsten; Sormunen, Arto J; Liebig, Markus (2010).  Bioaccumulation of ivermectin from natural and artificial sediments in the benthic organism Lumbriculus variegatus.  Journal of soils and sediments.  10(8).  1611-1622.
  • Prasse, Carsten; Löffler, Dirk; Ternes, Thomas A (2009).  Environmental fate of the anthelmintic ivermectin in an aerobic sediment/water system.  Chemosphere.  77(10).  1321-1325.
Book Chapters
  • Prasse, C; Ternes, TA (2016).  Application of Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry for the Identification of Transformation Products of Trace Organic Contaminants Formed in the Environment.  Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry.  71.  263-282.
  • Prasse, Carsten; Ternes, Thomas (2010).  Removal of organic and inorganic pollutants and pathogens from wastewater and drinking water using nanoparticles–a review.  Nanoparticles in the water cycle.  55-79.
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