Scripps Poway Parkway (Feature E)
Basic information
Sample name: Scripps Poway Parkway (Feature E)
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 E dates on bulk soil were 2, 210 +/- 60 B.P. at "30-40 cm." and 3, 460 +/- 80 B.P. at "60-70 cm."
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: human accumulation, settlement, structures
Archaeology: hearths, other artifacts
Habitat comments: "a large hearth feature... between 30 and 70 cm. below ground surface, with a noticeable concentration of artifacts between 40 and 50 cm."
no further information is given about the artifacts
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds, snakes, turtles, fishes
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 1161
Years: 1995, 1996
Sampling comments: use of screening is not mentioned
Sample: 3426
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-01 12:09:50
Modified: 2019-09-09 13:34:35
Abundance distribution
16 species
4 singletons
total count 1161
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.626
geometric series k: 0.6330
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.3210
Shannon's H: 0.8200
Good's u: 0.9966