Pender Canal Site (trench)
Basic information
Sample name: Pender Canal Site (trench)
Sample aka: DeRt-1

Reference: D. K. Hanson. 1995. Subsistence during the late prehistoric occupation of Pender Canal, British Columbia (DeRt-1). Canadian Journal of Archaeology 19:29-48 [ER 3158]
Country: Canada
State: British Columbia

Coordinate: 48° 46' N, 123° 15' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "on Pender Island" (coordinate based on Pender Canal)
fauna was "from stratum VI, a late prehistoric component" and four uncalibrated dates range from 1430 +/- 50 B.P. to 360 +/- 200 B.P.
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: human accumulation
Habitat comments: ceramics, lithology, and artifacts are not discussed, the site is not described as a midden, and no structures are mentioned
butchering, chopping, and burning marks were observed
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, birds
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 137
Years: 1984 - 1986
Sampling comments: "All materials were dry-screened through 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) mesh screens"
Sample: 3457
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-02 15:26:32
Modified: 2019-09-05 13:03:26
Abundance distribution
18 species
6 singletons
total count 137
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 5.544
geometric series k: 0.7917
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7779
Shannon's H: 1.9921
Good's u: 0.9564