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The Interstellar Disk-Halo Connection in Galaxies : International Astronomical Union Symposia - Hans Bloemen

The Interstellar Disk-Halo Connection in Galaxies

International Astronomical Union Symposia

By: Hans Bloemen (Editor)

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Proceedings of the 144th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Leiden, The Netherlands, June 18-22, 1990

to Fountains, Wind, Infall (and Magnetic Fields and Dynamo Mechanisms).- I. The Disk-Halo Interface in Our Galaxy.- The Neutral Halo in the Inner Galaxy.- High-velocity Clouds.- Molecular Clouds at High z.- Optical and Ultraviolet Absorption Studies of Cool Gas in the Milky Way Halo.- Ionized Disk/Halo Gas: Insight from Optical Emission Lines and Pulsar Dispersion Measures.- Dark Matter Decay and the Heating and Ionisation of HI Regions.- Constraints on Galactic Infall from Studies of Chemical Evolution.- Infall of HVC's and the Origin of HI Supershells.- Wave Structure within HI Filaments at High Galactic Latitude and the Nature of "Clouds" in Interstellar Space.- The Stellar Disk-Halo Connection.- Star Formation at Large Galactic z?.- Molecular Clouds and Star Formation at Large R.- UV Absorption and Emission Lines from Highly Ionized Gas in the Galactic Halo.- Hot Gas in the Disk, Halo, and Disk-Halo Interaction.- The High-Latitude Sky at IR, Optical, and UV Wavelengths.- Metals and Molecules in Halo Clouds.- Galactic Worms.- Magnetic Fields in the Disk-Halo Interface.- The Cosmic-ray Halo: Insight from Gamma Rays and Cosmic-ray Observations.- Radio Studies of Cosmic Rays in the Galaxy.- Ionization in the Interstellar HI Region by Low-energy Cosmic-ray Electrons (poster).- Optical Radiation Field in the Disk and Halo (poster).- II. The Disk-Halo Interface in Other Galaxies.- Large-scale Structure of HI in other Galaxies.- Small-scale Properties of HI in Nearby Galaxies.- Diffuse Ionized Gas in Nearby Galaxies.- Is there Evidence for Disk-Halo Connections in M31?.- X-ray Haloes and Cooling Flows.- Opaque Spiral Disks: Some Empirical Facts and Consequences.- Radio Studies of Cosmic Rays in Nearby Galaxies.- Magnetic Fields in Disks and Halos of Spiral Galaxies.- Synchrotron Emission as a Tracer of the Outflow in M82.- NGC 891: A Summary of Observations.- The Diffuse Ionized Gas Perpendicular to the Plane of NGC 891.- A CO survey of the Halo of NGC 891.- Cool Ionized Gas in Galaxy Thick Disks.- Slow Rotation of Gas in the Halos of Edge-on Galaxies M82 and NGC 4631 (poster).- Boiling-Steaming Galactic Disk: Vertical Dust Jets in the Disk-Halo Interface (poster).- III. Theory and Modelling.- The Galactic Gravitational Potential.- Hydrostatic Equilibrium of the Gas-Field System in the Galaxy and its Stability.- Some Problems for Galactic Hydrostatic Equilibria.- The Global Mass, Energy, and Photoionization Balance of the Disk-Halo Interaction.- Cosmic-ray-powered Fountains and Winds.- The X-ray Appearance of Supernova Remnants in Tenuous Media.- Static versus Dynamical Cosmic-ray Halos.- The Influence of Extended Source Distributions on Cosmic-ray Spectral Index Variations in the Galactic Wind Model.- Dynamical Implications of Diffusive and Convective Cosmic-ray Propagation in Galactic Halos.- Particle Acceleration in the Disk-Halo System.- The Structure of the Interstellar Medium.- Grain Evolution in the Framework of Disk-Halo Interactions.- Numerical Simulations of Galactic Outflow and Inflow Phenomena.- Large-scale Gas Dynamical Processes Affecting the Origin and Evolution of Gaseous Galactic Halos.- Nonlinear Evolution of the Parker Instability.- Rapporteur Papers.- The Interstellar Disk-Halo Connection in Galaxies: Review of Observational Aspects.- poster book.- Author index.

ISBN: 9780792312567
ISBN-10: 0792312562
Series: International Astronomical Union Symposia
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 454
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.49  x 2.44
Weight (kg): 0.66