TITLE

SHELLS BY THE SHORES: AN EXAMINATION OF MARINE INVERTEBRATES FROM THE SPINDRIFT SITE IN LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA

AUTHOR(S)
BRODIE, NATALIE J.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Proceedings of the Society for California Archaeology;2009, Vol. 22, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Marine invertebrate remains in archaeological contexts can be used to indicate environmental change and subsequent variations in prehistoric subsistence strategies. Recent excavations at the Spindrift Site in La Jolla have yielded substantial data for a close examination of various invertebrate species and other marine resources. Preliminary data has provided information regarding variations in species density and diversity, suggesting both climatic fluctuations over time and adaptive changes in prehistoric subsistence patterns. This data will be used to supplement our knowledge of the archaeology of the La Jolla area and our comprehensive view of prehistory in San Diego.
ACCESSION #
92624234

 

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