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What do professors do on sabbatical?: Reflections from an LTER scientist

By Steve Hamilton, current director of the Kellogg Biological Station Long-term Ecological Research (KBS LTER) program and a KBS professor of Ecosystem Ecology & Biogeochemistry in MSU’s Department of Integrative Biology. This blog was first published on February 22, 2017 on the Kellogg Biological Station blog spot. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This year I am doing my third sabbatical, based at Oregon State University in Corvallis. I have found that people often have an incorrect impression that a sabbatical is basically a vacation for professors. It’s not a vacation, but it is a