Chongphadae Cave
Basic information
Sample name: Chongphadae Cave

Reference: R. S. Choe, K. S. Han, S. C. Kim, C. U, C. U. Ho, and I. Kang. 2020. Late Pleistocene fauna from Chongphadae Cave, Hwangju County, Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Quaternary Research 97:42-54 [ER 3780]
Geography
Country: North Korea
State: North Hwanghae

Coordinate: 38° 40' 54" N, 125° 47' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Time interval: Late Pleistocene
Max Ma: 0.026540
Min Ma: 0.019370
Age basis: radiocarbon (uncalibrated)
Geography comments: "a limestone cave located halfway up the hill behind the Chongphadae village... about 40 km south of Pyongyang City"
there are uncalibrated dates of 26, 540 BP on deer bone and 19, 370 BP on horse bone
Environment
Lithology: claystone
Taphonomic context: cave
Habitat comments: from layers 12 and 13
"Mammalian remains were recovered from Layers 3 and 5-15" but only 12 and 13 are definitely Late Pleistocene
calcareous "cave clay deposits, which were transported into the cave by physical and chemical weathering and by aeolian processes"
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 1312
Years: 1997 - 2005
Sampling comments: "sediments were reduced using sieves and treated with acetic acid"
Metadata
Sample: 4095
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2023-02-23 15:35:11
Modified: 2023-02-23 15:35:11
Abundance distribution
33 species
4 singletons
total count 1312
extrapolated richness: 38.0
Fisher's α: 6.148
geometric series k: 0.8360
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8880
Shannon's H: 2.5975
Good's u: 0.9970
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
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