Tidal range r2jack RMSEPjack No. samples Biota Location/Study
0.7 - 1 0.66 0.1 43 F Tasmania [81]
1.75 - 5.8 (m) 0.85 0.054 29 T N. America [82]
- 0.47 0.074   T UK [82]
- 0.72 0.09 86 F Connecticut [83]
1.5 0.800 0.220 63 P Indonesia [84]
4.7 - 6.6 (s) 0.657 0.077 116 F (d), D & T UK [29]
4.7 - 6.6 (s) 0.38 0.08 92 F UK [29]
4.7 - 6.6 (s) 0.44 0.076 52 A UK [29]
4.7 - 6.6 (s) 0.78 0.054 94 D UK [29]
4.7 - 6.6 (s) 0.83 0.048 99 F (t), D & T UK [29]
1.86 (s) 0.46 0.055 46 F W Atlantic [2]
2.1 (m) - 0.2 22 F SW England [69]
2.7 - 1.59 0.82 0.2 91 F Oregon [43]
14.65 0.847 0.825 61 D SE England [74]
6 (s) 0.890 0.25 m 47 F E England [18]
1.2 - 12.2 (s) 0.790 0.34 m 160 F UK [18]
1.2 - 8.4 (s) 0.67 0.116 131 F UK [55]
2.3 (s) 0.99 0.07 34 F Australia [65]
0.36 0.81 0.08 46 D North Carolina [83]
Sub-tidal 0.9 3.5 43 F Australia [85]
micro 0.83 0.03 151 F & D North Carolina [50]
micro 0.74 0.04 151 F North Carolina [50]
micro 0.76 0.04 151 D North Carolina [50]
4.5 (s) 0.7496 0.14 <59 F N Spain [80]
4.5 (s) 0.87 0.27 46 F N Spain [86]
2.9 - 4.1 (m) 0.52 0.123 43 F NW France [17]
2 - 2.5 (m) 0.76 0.125 59 F N Spain [17]
1.8 - 2.1 (m) 0.36 0.422 49 F N Portugal [17]
2 (m) 0.22 0.141 22 F S. Portugal [17]
4.7 (s) 0.931 0.285 85 F SW England [73]
3 (s) 0.7 0.07 36 F NW France [8]
1.2 (s) 0.840 0.290 78 D N Japan [87]
1.5(m) 0.4875 0.0467 31 F New Zealand [88]
1.5(m) - 0.035 27 F New Zealand [88]
1.5 (m) 0.901 0.141 40 D W Denmark [89]
4.5 0.94 0.19 74 D W Greenland [90]
2.5 0.84 0.16 64 D W Greenland [19]
4.4 - 8.3 (s) 0.72 0.214 88 D UK [91]
Tidal range, m=mean, s=spring. Biota, T=Testate amoebae, F=foraminifera, D=diatoms, d=dead, t=total.
Table 10: Examples of different transfer function performance measures (Root Mean Standard Error of Prediction, and R2 using leave-one-out method of jack-knifing, unless otherwise stated) from modern surface data sets from around the world. Please refer to the online supplementary table for further details.