Basic information
Sample name: Golbasi

Reference: F. Suata-Alpaslan. 2011. Paleoenvironment and age of the Middle Pleistocene site of Golbasi (near Adiyaman, southeastern Turkey): a reconstruction based on rodents. Eurasian Journal of Anthropology 2(1):48-53 [ER 2369]
Country: Turkey

Coordinate: 39° 48' N, 32° 48' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "about 70 km west of the town Adiyaman" (coordinate based on Golbasi)
"Tentatively we can assume a similar age of 600-700 ka for Golbasi, in any case it is early Middle Pleistocene"
Climate and habitat
Substrate: ground surface
Lithology: marl
Habitat comments: "green lacustrine marls interbedded with lignite deposits"
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: screenwash
Sample size: 59
Years: 2004, 2005
Sampling comments: "Small mammal remains were collected by screen washing with mesh sizes down to 0.5 mm"
taxa other than rodents are not discussed
Sample: 2547
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-02-15 11:56:22
Modified: 2017-02-15 11:56:22
Abundance distribution
9 species
1 singleton
total count 59
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.959
geometric series k: 0.7257
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8530
Shannon's H: 2.0385
Good's u: 0.9831