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Table 2 Wandering albatross airspeed (m/s) as a function of wind speed, relative wind direction, and sex (Eq. 4)

From: Flight speed and performance of the wandering albatross with respect to wind

  Value SE df† T p
α f 6.18 0.71 833 8.66 < 0.001
α m - α f 0.88 0.24 44 3.65 0.001
β 1 (W) 0.31 0.09 833 3.43 0.001
β 2 (Wsin(θ)) 0.30 0.04 833 8.38 < 0.001
β 3 (Wθ) −0.11 0.04 833 −2.88 0.004
β 4 (θ) 1.26 0.35 8.33 3.61 < 0.001
  1. † Estimated degrees of freedom
  2. α = mean airspeed of males and females, respectively (m/s)
  3. β = regression coefficients for the specified terms in parentheses
  4. W = wind speed values (m/s)
  5. θ = angles (radians) between wind velocities and air velocities