Keul Alexander

Ass.Prof. Dr. Alexander Keul

Assoc.Prof.i.R. Dr. Alexander G. Keul
Fachbereich Psychologie
retired since 2019, but active in research & teaching

Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, 5020 Salzburg
Fax: +(0)662 / 8044 – 5126
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Consultation hour: by arrangement

Research groups: Environmental Psychology Section of DGPs, Health Psychology Section of BÖP, Society for Cultural Psychology, member of the European Severe Storms Laboratory

Education :

  • 1978 Doctorate in meteorology at the University of Vienna
  • 1985 PhD degree in psychology at the University of Salzburg

Research: Physics and psychology training were combined as environmental psychology. Complex field projects and mixed methods studies on architecture/housing and energy consumption (project focus BMVIT Housing of Tomorrow), environmental quality/quality of life, tourism and weather risks were carried out in cooperation with the Vienna University of Technology, Z_GIS (interdisciplinary Centre of Competence for Geoinformatics, Salzburg University), ZAMG Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics and companies. Other project contacts with environmental protection, technical colleges and an advertising agency.

Key publications :

  • Keul, A.G. & Prinz, T. (2011) The Salzburg quality of urban life study with GIS support. In R.W.Marans & R.J.Stimson (Eds.), Investigating Quality of Urban Life – Theory, Methods, and Empirical Research (pp.273-293). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Keul, A.G. & Holzer, A.M. (2013). The relevance and legibility of radio/TV weather reports to the Austrian public. Atmospheric Research, 122, 32-42.
  • Keul, A.G., Brunner, B. & Spitzer, W. (2014). Wohlbefinden in einer Stadt. Geoinformatik und Prädiktoren subjektiver Lebensqualität in Salzburg. Umweltpsychologie 18, 2, 31-52.
  • Keul, A.G., Brunner, B., Poetsch, & Blaschke, T. (2015). Lärm, Luft, Grün und Lebensqualität – Feldforschung in Salzburg-Lehen. AGIT Journal für Angewandte Geoinformatik, 1-2015, 480-485.  https://gispoint.de/fileadmin/user_upload/paper_gis_open/AGIT_2015/537557066.pdf
  • Keul, A.G., Brunner, B., Bowden, K.A., Allen, J., Taszarek, M., Price, C., Soleiman, G., Sharma, S., Roy, P., Aini, M.S., Elistina, A.B., Ab Kadir, M.Z.A., & Gomes, C. (2018). Multi-hazard weather risk perception and preparedness in eight countries. Weather, Climate, and Society 10, 501-520.  https://journals.ametsoc.org/view/journals/wcas/10/3/wcas-d-16-0064_1.xml