The Effect of the Environment on the Neutral Hydrogen Content of Galaxies

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Abstract

I study neutral hydrogen (HI) gas in galaxies using single dish and interferometric radio telescopes. I study the feasibility of installing a next generation phased array feed receiver on the Parkes 64-m radio telescope and perform validation of the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder telescope using Widefield ASKAP L-band Legacy All-sky Blind Survey early science observations of the NGC7162 galaxy group. I also investigate the impact of the environment on HI asymmetries using archival data. I identify seven asymmetry parameters to be robust for use in future studies with larger surveys.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Staveley-Smith, Lister, Supervisor
  • Westmeier, Tobias, Supervisor
  • Rhee, Jonghwan, Supervisor
  • Meyer, Martin, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date2 Jul 2020
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2020

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