CM1992: Body Mass Estimates Using Campbell and Marcus (1992)

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) References See Also Examples

View source: R/CM1992.R

Description

This function estimates body mass based on femoral circumference using the avian equation of Campbell and Marcus (1992)

Usage

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CM1992(FC, data = NULL)

Arguments

FC

a value of vector representing femoral circumference (in mm)

data

an optional object of class = "data.frame" or class = "matrix"

Details

If a data object is specified, the mass estiamtes will be added as a column to the data.frame or matrix within that object.

Value

CM1992

A numeric value or vector representing the mass estimate(s) in grams

Author(s)

Nicolas E. Campione

References

Campbell Jr., K.E. and Marcus, L. (1992) The relationships of hindlimb bone dimensions to body weight in birds. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Science Series, 36, 395-412.

See Also

cQE bipeds AHR1985 CF2004

Examples

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##Bipedal dinosaurs
data(dinosbip)
CM1992(dinosbip$FC, data = dinosbip)

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