Scripps Poway Parkway (Feature F)
Basic information
Sample name: Scripps Poway Parkway (Feature F)
Sample aka: CA-SDI-4608

Reference: M. W. Tuma. 2004. Middle to Late Archaic period changes in terrestrial resource exploitation: along the Los Peñasquitos Creek Watershed in western San Diego County: vertebrate faunal evidence. Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 24(1):53-68 [ER 3136]
Country: United States
State: California

Coordinate: 32° 57' N, 117° 2' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "at an inland valley in eastern Poway... on a south-facing slope within Beeler Canyon" (coordinate based on Poway)
"The lower layers of the pit feature had a mean radiocarbon date of 5, 300 B.P., while the hearth feature had a mean date of 2, 800 B.P."
Feature F dates were 5, 210 +/- 80 B.P. at "40 to 50 cm." and 5, 370 +/- 70 B.P. at "80 to 90 cm."
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: human accumulation, midden
Habitat comments: "a prehistorically excavated pit" with "midden-like materials to a depth of 100 cm." and "an abrupt increase in bone weight at the 60 to 70 cm. level"
artifacts are not mentioned and may not be present
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, snakes, turtles, fishes
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 1048
Years: 1995, 1996
Sampling comments: use of screening is not mentioned
Sample: 3425
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-01 12:04:10
Modified: 2019-09-09 13:34:59
Abundance distribution
18 species
6 singletons
total count 1048
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 3.087
geometric series k: 0.6762
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4450
Shannon's H: 1.1265
Good's u: 0.9943