Dr. Armin Keller


Dr. Armin Keller Leiter Kompetenzzentrum Boden

  • Contact hours Monday
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL
    Fachbereich Agronomie
    Länggasse 85
    3052 Zollikofen


  • Head of Swiss Competence Center for Soils

  • www.ccsols.ch

  • soil science, soil information

  • soil mapping surveys, soil monitoring

  • element cycling in soils

  • soil functions and soil threats


  • soil science, soil information

  • integration of new methodologies in soil mapping surveys

  • soil monitoring

  • element cycles in soils

  • soil functions and soil threats

  • see www.ccsols.ch


  • 2003-2019 Research Associate and Senior Scientist, Swiss Soil Monitoring Network (NABO) Agroscope, Zürich
  • 2001-2002 Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environmental Science. Project: Saturation and kinetics of phosphorus desorption in Swiss grassland soils Wageningen University, The Netherlands.
  • 2001 Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zurich; Scientific coordinator, SNF 3 Switzerland-Bulgaria SCOPE project ETH Zürich
  • 1996-2000 Doctoral candidate, Soil Protection Research Group (Prof. Schulin), Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems (ITÖ) ETH Zürich
  • 1993-1995 Engineer, G.A.T-Gesellschaft für Umwelttechnik environmental engineering consultancy, Berlin, Germany
  • 2001-2002 Post Doc Wageningen University & ETH Zürich Soil Protection. National SCOPE project "Geostatistical Soil Quality Assessment" between Eastern Europe and Switzerlan
  • 1996-2000 Dr. sc. nat Environmental Sciences Soil Protection Research Group (Prof. R. Schulin). Doctoral thesis: Assessment of Uncertainty in Modelling Heavy Metal Balances of Regional Agroecosystems
  • 1997 CAS Certificate of Advanced Studies in Applied Statistics, ETH Zurich
  • 1988-1994 Engineering Diploma Technical Environmental Protection, Berlin Technical University, Germany


  • see www.ccsols.ch

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • English - Professional working proficiency
  • German - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • French - Limited working proficiency