Weber I (Late Archaic)
Basic information
Sample name: Weber I (Late Archaic)
Sample aka: 20SA581

Reference: B. A. Smith and K. C. Egan. 1990. Middle and Late Archaic faunal and floral exploitation at the Weber I site (20SA581), Michigan. Ontario Archaeology 50:39-54 [ER 3176]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Michigan

Coordinate: 43° 20' N, 83° 44' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "on the banks of the Cass River near the town of Frankenmuth" (coordinate based on Frankenmuth)
there are uncalibrated radiocarbon dates on wood charcoal of 2910 +/- 70, 2990 +/- 110, and 2990 +/- 100 B.P. on the stratigraphically higher Occupation Zone I
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Archaeology: stone tools
Habitat comments: "The Middle and Late Archaic occupation zones are separated by 0.5 metres of culturally sterile alluvial deposits"
there is an "artifact assemblage" but no detailed discussion of artifacts whatsoever
Methods
Life forms: rodents, ungulates, turtles, fishes
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 107
Sampling comments: "all soil was screened through quarter-inch mesh"
Metadata
Sample: 3484
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-05 22:28:48
Modified: 2019-09-09 12:45:24
Abundance distribution
5 species
2 singletons
total count 107
Fisher's α: 1.087
geometric series k: 0.3656
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5942
Shannon's H: 1.0488
Good's u: 0.9813
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