Changes in Peat Humification due to Permafrost Thaw and Plant Succession

Suzanne B Hodgkins1, Jeff Chanton2, Malak M Tfaily3, Rachel Wilson4, Patrick M Crill5, Scott R Saleska6, Virginia Isabel Rich7 and William T Cooper1, (1)Florida State University, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (2)Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (3)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, (4)Florida State University, Dept. of Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Science, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (5)Stockholm University, Dept. of Geological Sciences and Bolin Centre for Climate Research, Stockholm, Sweden, (6)University of Arizona, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Tucson, AZ, United States, (7)Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States