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Unformatted text preview: actual numbers). The 1/16 screen size produces a NISP that is closest to the actual NISP. What happens to recovery rate as screen mesh size becomes smaller? Which species is most heavily affected? As the screen mesh size gets smaller the recovery rate increases. The species most heavily affected by this is the minnow since the remains are the smallest. If you only have 10 days to complete the field portion of the project, what would you do to ensure that you have a representative sample of the sites faunal remains (if you cant think of an answer, consult your text's chapter on excavation again)?...
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- Fall '08