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Dr. T.L. (Thomas) ter Laak

Faculty of Science
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
  • Room number: C4.225
Postal address
  • Postbus 94240
    1090 GE Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications





    • Brunsch, A. F., Zubieta Florez, P., Langenhoff, A. A. M., ter Laak, T. L., & Rijnaarts, H. H. M. (2020). Retention soil filters for the treatment of sewage treatment plant effluent and combined sewer overflow. Science of the Total Environment, 699, [134426].


    • Hernández, F., Bakker, J., Bijlsma, L., de Boer, J., Botero-Coy, A. M., Bruinen de Bruin, Y., Fischer, S., Hollender, J., Kasprzyk-Hordern, B., Lamoree, M., López, F. J., ter Laak, T. L., van Leerdam, J. A., Sancho, J. V., Schymanski, E. L., de Voogt, P., & Hogendoorn, E. A. (2019). The role of analytical chemistry in exposure science: Focus on the aquatic environment. Chemosphere, 222, 564-583. [details]


    • van Wezel, A. P., van den Hurk, F., Sjerps, R. M. A., Meijers, E. M., Roex, E. W. M., & ter Laak, T. L. (2018). Impact of industrial waste water treatment plants on Dutch surface waters and drinking water sources. Science of the Total Environment, 640-641, 1489-1499.


    • Fischer, A., Ter Laak, T., Bronders, J., Desmet, N., Christoffels, E., van Wezel, A., & van der Hoek, J. P. (2017). Decision support for water quality management of contaminants of emerging concern. Journal of Environmental Management, 193, 360-372.
    • Van Wezel, A. P., Ter Laak, T. L., Fischer, A., Bäuerlein, P. S., Munthe, J., & Posthuma, L. (2017). Mitigation options for chemicals of emerging concern in surface waters operationalising solutions-focused risk assessment. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 3(3), 403-414.


    • Sjerps, R. M. A., Vughs, D., van Leerdam, J. A., ter Laak, T. L., & van Wezel, A. P. (2016). Data-driven prioritization of chemicals for various water types using suspect screening LC-HRMS. Water Research, 93, 254-264.


    • Coppens, L. J. C., van Gils, J. A. G., Ter Laak, T. L., Raterman, B. W., & van Wezel, A. P. (2015). Towards spatially smart abatement of human pharmaceuticals in surface waters. Water Research, 81, 356-365.


    • Van Wezel, A. P., Morinière, V., Emke, E., ter Laak, T., & Hogenboom, A. C. (2011). Quantifying summed fullerene nC60and related transformation products in water using LC LTQ Orbitrap MS and application to environmental samples. Environment International, 37(6), 1063-1067.


    • ter Laak, T. L., van der Aa, M., Houtman, C. J., Stoks, P. G., & van Wezel, A. P. (2010). Relating environmental concentrations of pharmaceuticals to consumption: A mass balance approach for the river Rhine. Environment International, 36(5), 403-409.



    • ter Laak, T. L., Emke, E., Dolot, N., van Loon, E. E., & de Voogt, W. P. (2023). Mapping the market of illicit stimulants through wastewater analysis: a Dutch case study. Poster session presented at Testing The Waters 6, Cranfield, United Kingdom.


    • Helmus, R., van de Velde, B., ter Laak, T. L., & Schymanski, E. L. (2021). patRoon 2.0: Comprehensive non-target screening workflows including automated transformation product screening and other major improvements. Abstract from International Conference on Non-Target Screening, Erding, Bavaria, Germany.


    • Béen, F., Emke, E., ter Laak, T. L., & de Voogt, W. P. (2019). Advancing wastewater-based epidemiology towards a comprehensive community-wide monitoring and early-warning system. Paper presented at NPS Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands.
    • Helmus, R., Schymanski, E. L., ter Laak, T. L., & de Voogt, W. P. (2019). Open source software platform for mass spectrometry based non-target screening in the environment. Poster session presented at Metabolomics 2019, Den Haag, Netherlands.


    • Helmus, R., van de Velde, B., Brunner, A. M., ter Laak, T., van Wezel, A. & Schymanski, E. L. (3-12-2021). patRoon 2.0: Improved non-target analysis workflows including automated transformation product screening. Zenodo.
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