Peatland Organic Matter Chemistry Trends Over a Global Latitudinal Gradient

Brittany Aiello Verbeke1, Suzanne B Hodgkins2, Michael A Carson3, Louis J Lamit4, Erik Lilleskov5 and Jeff Chanton1, (1)Florida State University, Dept. of Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Science, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (2)Florida State University, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (3)Laurentian University, Biology, Sudbury, ON, Canada, (4)Michigan Technological University, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Houghton, MI, United States, (5)USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, Houghton, MI, United States