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Galaxy and mass assembly (GAMA): The mass-metallicity relationship

Foster, C; Hopkins, Andrew M.; Gunawardhana, M; Lara-Lopez, M A; Sharp, Robert; Steele, O; Taylor, E N; Driver, Simon P; Baldry, Ivan; Bamford, Steven P.; Liske, Jochen; Colless, Matthew; Bauer, Amanda E


Context. The mass-metallicity relationship (MMR) of star-forming galaxies is well-established, however there is still some disagreement with respect to its exact shape and its possible dependence on other observables. Aims.We measure the MMR in the Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA) survey. We compare our measured MMR to that measured in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) and study the dependence of the MMR on various selection criteria to identify potential causes for disparities seen in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Astronomy and Astrophysics
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201220050
Access Rights: Open Access


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