A fundamental plane for GAMA galaxies

Maritza A. Lara-López*, Andrew M. Hopkins, Angel R. López-Sánchez

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Abstract

A full appreciation of the role played by gas metallicity (Z), star-formation rate (SFR), and stellar mass (M*) is fundamental to understanding how galaxies form and evolve. Using data from the SDSS-DR7 and the GAMA surveys we study the Fundamental Plane for star-forming galaxies. Our analysis allows us to confirm the existence of a Fundamental Plane, for which stellar mass=f(Z, SFR) in star-forming galaxies. 

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMolecular Gas, Dust, and Star Formation in Galaxies
EditorsTony Wong, Jürgen Ott
Place of PublicationCambridge, UK
PublisherCambridge University Press
Pages332-332
Number of pages1
Volume8
EditionS292
ISBN (Print)9781107033818
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2012

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Astronomical Union
NumberS292
Volume8
ISSN (Print)17439213
ISSN (Electronic)17439221

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