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Table 1 Summary statistics of the GAMM (Trial 2)

From: Pitching stability of diving seabirds during underwater locomotion: a comparison among alcids and a penguin

Response Model term Parametric coefficient df F value p value
Angular velocity RMS (°/s) Max dive depth −0.0027 1.00 101.25 <0.0001
Speed −0.0358 1.00 75.17 <0.0001
Pitch 0.0027 1.00 72.64 <0.0001
s(dynamic acceleration RMS): ADPE   7.53 383.67 <0.0001
s(dynamic acceleration RMS): BRGU   3.08 36.18 <0.0001
s(dynamic acceleration RMS): RHAU   7.48 62.00 <0.0001
s(current depth percentage): ADPE   7.51 88.21 <0.0001
s(current depth percentage): BRGU   6.96 219.88 <0.0001
s(current depth percentage): RHAU   7.50 296.67 <0.0001
  1. Summary statistics of the GAMM (Trial 2) fitted to the angular velocity RMS via the “mgcv” package [34]. The effects of nonlinear term, indicated by s(), are shown in Fig. 4