Kellogg Biological Station LTER

The Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) is located in southwest Michigan in the eastern portion of the U.S. cornbelt, 50 km east of Lake Michigan in the SW corner of the state (42° 24' N, 85° 24' W, elevation 288 m). Annual rainfall at KBS averages 890 mm y-1 with about half falling as snow; potential evapotranspiration (PET) exceeds precipitation for about 4 months of the year. Mean annual temperature is 9.7° C.

Asian lady beetles

Asian lady beetles prey on soybean aphids

Soil Carbon

Collecting deep soil core samples


Acidobacteria that was isolated from soils

Water sampling

Water sampling from a restored wetland

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