Caverne de la Mine (upper infill)
Basic information
Sample name: Caverne de la Mine (upper infill)

Reference: B. Lauriol, E. Deschamps, L. Carrier, W. Grimm, R. Morlan, and B. Talon. 2003. Cave infill and associated biotic remains as indicators of Holocene environment in Gatineau Park (Quebec, Canada). Canadian Journal of Earth Science 40(6):789-803 [ER 3220]
Country: Canada
State: Quebec

Coordinate: 45° 28' 18" N, 75° 51' 0" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "within the Gatineau Park limits"
"Radiocarbon dates on wood charcoal are 2951 200 years BP (UQ-1652) at 50 cm, 4855 110 years BP (GSC-5352) at 90 cm, 3383 140 years BP (UQ-1958) at 110 cm, and 7635 40 years BP at 250 cm (Beta-93668)"
Climate and habitat
Lithology: sandstone
Taphonomic context: bird accumulation, cave
Habitat comments: "The sediments in the upper infill are coarse with a brownish colour" with "a dominance of sandy material"
"Some" of the animals "lived and died in the cave or that tumbled in and perished there" and others "probably represent animals that were consumed by avian predators" with no apparent mammalian predation
Life forms: bats, carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, frogs
Sampling methods: quarry, screenwash
Sample size: 836
Sampling comments: "The material was excavated using a garden towel" and "brought to the lab for bulk sieving"
Sample: 3541
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-09-15 13:30:08
Modified: 2019-09-15 13:31:48
Abundance distribution
14 species
1 singleton
total count 836
standardised richness: 4.6
Fisher's α: 2.389
geometric series k: 0.6448
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7351
Shannon's H: 1.5907
Good's u: 0.9988