Trout Bog Lake (Vilas County, Wisconsin)
|Trout Bog Lake|
Trout Bog Lake, with the GLEON buoy visible
|Location||Vilas County, Wisconsin, United States|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||1.1 ha (2.7 acres)|
|Max. depth||7.9 m (26 ft)|
|Surface elevation||499 m (1,637 ft)|
Trout Bog Lake, also known as Bog 12-15, is a small bog lake in Vilas County, Wisconsin. It is located near the south basin of the much larger Trout Lake. The lake is entirely surrounded by vegetation, except for a logging road that provides access to it. Being a bog, the pH is extremely low; on average it is 4.8.
Limnology and Trout Bog
Trout Bog Lake is one of seven lakes studied at the North Temperate Lakes Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTER) site. The lake also houses a sensor buoy, which feeds data to the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON).