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Carsten Ulrich Schwermer
MSc
Position: Research Scientist
Phone: +47 957 28 537
Carsten is employed at NIVA as researcher since November 2013. He is educated in biotechnology and holds a Master degree in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. From his research at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen, he has much experience in applied microbial ecology. Carsten has worked 5 years as environmental consultant in the petroleum group at Aquateam COWI AS. At NIVA Carsten works as project leader mainly with R&D of new teknology for the treatment of drinking and wastewater. He is particularly focused on disinfection and aspects related to microbiology. Carsten has partikular competence and interest in applied microbiology (i.e., biofouling, microbial influenced corrosion, antibiotic resistence) and monitoring (water quality, particle characterization, disinfection, microbial influenced corrosion). Current project activities include monitoring of antibiotic resistance in technical settings, and on measures against antibiotic resistance dissemination at wastewater treatment plants. In addition he advises industrial companies with regard to improving wastewater treatment processes and conducts Legionella riskevaluations.

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Scientific articles and Bookchapters

  1. Cacace, Damiano; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Manaia, Celia M.; Cytryn, Eddie; Kreuzinger, Norbert; Rizzo, Luigi; Karaolia, Popi; Schwartz, Thomas; Alexander, Johannes; Merlin, Christophe; Garelick, Hemda; Schmitt, Heike; de Vries, Daisy; Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Meric, Sureyya; Ozkal, Can Burak; Pons, Marie-Noëlle; Kneis, David; Berendonk, Thomas U.; (2019) Antibiotic resistance genes in treated wastewater and in the receiving water bodies: A pan-European survey of urban settings. Water Research ISSN 0043-1354. Vol 162 s320-330 doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.06.039
  2. Krzeminski, Pawel; Feys, Edward; Anglès d'Auriac, Marc; Wennberg, Aina Charlotte; Umar, Muhammad; Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Uhl, Wolfgang; (2019) Combined membrane filtration and 265 nm UV irradiation for effective removal of cell free antibiotic resistance genes from feed water and concentrate. Journal of Membrane Science ISSN 0376-7388.
  3. Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Krzeminski, Pawel Konrad; Uhl, Wolfgang; (2018) Auftreten und Entfernung von antibiotika-resistenten E. coli aus städtischem Abwasser am Beispiel zweier norwegischer Abwasserkläranlagen. Gas- und Wasserfach. Wasser, Abwasser ISSN 0016-3651. Vol 159 No6 s67-75
  4. Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Krzeminski, Pawel Konrad; Uhl, Wolfgang; (2018) Auftreten und Entfernung von antibiotika-resistenten E. coli aus städtischem Abwasser am Beispiel zweier norwegischer Abwasserkläranlagen. Runge, Hella null Kapittel Kommunale Kläranlagen. ISBN 978-3-8356-7365-6. s34-42
  5. Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Krzeminski, Pawel; Uhl, Wolfgang; (2018) Forekomst av antibiotikaresistensgener og fjerning av antibiotikaresistente E. coli i to norske avløpsrenseanlegg. Vann ISSN 0042-2592. Vol 53 No2 s192-204
  6. Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Uhl, Wolfgang; (2018) Utslipp av antibiotikaresistensgener med behandlet avløpsvann til resipienten. Vann ISSN 0042-2592. Vol 53 No4 s377-390
  7. Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Krzeminski, Pawel; Wennberg, Aina Charlotte; Vogelsang, Christian; Uhl, Wolfgang; (2018) Removal of antibiotic resistant E. coli in two Norwegian wastewater treatment plants and by nano- and ultra-filtration processes. Water Science and Technology ISSN 0273-1223. Vol 77 No4 s1115-1126 doi: 10.2166/wst.2017.642
  8. Krzeminski, P; Schwermer, C; Wennberg, A; Langford, K; Vogelsang, C; (2017) Occurrence of UV filters, fragrances and organophosphate flame retardants in municipal WWTP effluents and their removal during membrane post-treatment. Journal of Hazardous Materials ISSN 0304-3894. Vol 323 s166-176 doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2016.08.001
  9. Gatica, Joao; Tripathi, Vijay; Green, Stefan; Manaia, Celia M; Berendonk, Thomas; Cacace, Damiano; Merlin, Christophe; Kreuzinger, Norbert; Schwartz, Thomas; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Rizzo, Luigi; Schwermer, Carsten U; Garelick, Hemda; Jurkevitch, Edouard; Cytryn, Eddie; (2016) High Throughput Analysis of Integron Gene Cassettes in Wastewater Environments. Environmental Science and Technology ISSN 0013-936X. Vol 50 No21 s11825-11836 doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b03188
NIVA began to register scientific articles in CRIStin in 2010, reports from 2014.

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