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Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): bivariate functions of H  star-forming galaxies

Gunawardhana, M. L. P; Hopkins, A. M; Taylor, E. N; Bland-Hawthorn, J; Norberg, P; Baldry, Ivan; Loveday, J; Owers, M. S; Wilkins, S. M; Colless, Matthew; Brown, M. J. I; Driver, S. P; Alpaslan, M; Brough, S.; Cluver, M.; Croom, S.; Kelvin, L.; López-Sánchez, M. A.; Liske, J.; Lopez-Sanchez, A. R.; Robotham, A. S. G.


We present bivariate luminosity and stellar mass functions of Hα star-forming galaxies drawn from the Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA) survey. While optically deep spectroscopic observations of GAMA over a wide sky area enable the detection of a large number of 0.001 < SFRHα (M⊙ yr¯¹) < 100 galaxies, the requirement for an Hα detection in targets selected from an r-band magnitude-limited survey leads to an incompleteness due to missing optically faint star-forming galaxies. Using z < 0.1...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stu2232


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