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Table 2 Summary LME model outputs predicting TBHD in wet and dry conditions

From: Estimating total body heat dissipation in air and water from skin surface heat flux telemetry in Weddell seals

Model State k ΔAIC L-ratio
TBHD ~ HFhead + HFneck + HFaxilla + HFflank Wet 4 0 9,654,101
TBHD ~ HFflank Wet 1 5,885,893 3,768,202
TBHD ~ HFaxilla Wet 1 7,591,208 2,062,887
TBHD ~ HFneck Wet 1 8,518,031 1,136,064
TBHD ~ HFhead Wet 1 9,411,749 242,346.1
Null model Wet 0 9,654,093
TBHD ~ HFhead + HFneck + HFaxilla + HFflank Dry 4 0 6,922,081
TBHD ~ HFaxilla Dry 1 4,132,645 2,789,429
TBHD ~ HFflank Dry 1 5,942,993 979,081.3
TBHD ~ HFneck Dry 1 6,338,992 583,082.3
TBHD ~ HFhead Dry 1 6,625,552 296,522.6
Null model Dry 0 6,922,072
  1. Models are fitted separately for the ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ subsets of TBHD data. AIC for single-variable and null models are presented relative to the full model (4 sensor inputs). Log-likelihood ratios (L-ratios) are relative to the Null models and indicate improved fit in all cases (p < 0.0001)