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- Thacher, Dana; Milne, S. Brooke; Park, Robert
- Journal of archaeological science: Reports 2017 v.14 pp. 21-30
- archaeology; geographic information systems; human behavior; models; statistical analysis; Nunavut
- ... This paper applies statistical methods—Ripley's K-function, kernel density estimates and the chi-squared test—to analyze spatially the distribution of archaeological material within two Palaeo-Eskimo tent rings excavated at the LdFa-1 site on Baffin Island, Nunavut. The purpose of this analysis is to determine if there are any statistically verifiable patterns in the distribution of material at th ...
- Emery, Matthew V.; Prowse, Tracy L.; Elford, Spencer; Schwarcz, Henry P.; Brickley, Megan
- Journal of archaeological science: Reports 2017 v.14 pp. 323-331
- algorithms; archaeology; bones; geographic information systems; geophysics; humans; latitude; oxygen; provenance; stable isotopes; streams; strontium; teeth; Eastern United States; Great Britain; Ontario
- ... The oxygen and strontium isotope composition of human bones and teeth are used to investigate human geographic origins and mobility in the archaeological record. We measured the oxygen (¹⁸O/¹⁶O) and strontium (⁸⁷Sr/⁸⁶Sr) isotope ratios in 14 teeth and 22 bone sections from 19th century soldiers who died in the Battle of Stoney Creek, Ontario, and were buried in a commingled mass grave at Smith's K ...