Lorentz Center - Outer edges of disk galaxies: A truncated perspective from 4 Oct 2005 through 7 Oct 2005
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    Outer edges of disk galaxies: A truncated perspective
    from 4 Oct 2005 through 7 Oct 2005

 
OUTER EDGES OF DISK GALAXIES: A TRUNCATED PERSPECTIVE

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

 

Tuesday, October 4th

              

11:00-16:00                 The Lorentz Center opens for our workshop -

arrival, registration and allocation of offices

 

17:00                           Wine and cheese welcoming party

 

Wednesday, October 5th

             

08:30                           Word of welcome by dr Martje Kruk, general manager of the Lorentz Center, and opening of the workshop

 

                                    Morning session      

08:35-11:30                Talks

P.  Erwin                     The outer disks of S0's and early-type spirals

J.E. Beckman            Truncations, no truncations, and antitruncations in discs

E. Battaner                NIR observations of stellar disc truncation - Theoretical interpretation

C.J. Jog                      The puzzle about the radial truncation in galactic disks

A.M.N. Ferguson       The outer disks of galaxies: insight from resolved Stellar Populations

O. Schmithuesen      Outer disks and halos of Sculptor Group spiral galaxies

D. Zaritsky                  Deep spectroscopic studies of the outer gaseous disks

D. Christlein              Kinematics and dynamics of outer disks

 

                                    Posters

D.A. Hunter                Double exponential disks in irregular galaxies and the implications for star formation thresholds

M.Pohlen                   The structure of galactic disks

 

 

11:30-12:30                 Discussion on Radial distribution of disks (I)

 

12:30 -14:00                Lunch

 

14.00-17:15                 Afternoon session

 

II - Radial distribution of disks (II)

 

                                    Talks

T.J. Davidge              The outer disk of NGC 247

J. Schaye                   Star formation thresholds and galaxy edges

Y.D. Mayya                 Formation history of the disk of M82

C. Martin                    What can we learn about giant HII regions in the outer disk from an ultradeep emission-line survey?

J.M. van der Hulst    The HI edges of galaxies

E. Brinks                    The Outer HI Disk of NGC 2903

R. Allen                       The role of photodissociation in the HI disks of

                                    galaxies

J. Braine                    Molecular gas and star formation in the outskirts

                                    of spirals

E. Gardan                   Molecular clouds in the outer disk of M 33

 

                                    Poster

C. Schwartz               Feedback in Giant HII Regions in the Outer Disks of Spiral Galaxies

 

17:15-18:00                 Discussion on  Radial distribution of disks (II)

 

 

Thursday, October 6th

 

                                    Morning session

 

III - Radial distribution of disks (III) &  Evolution of disks

 

08:30-11:25                 Talks

R. Tuffs                      Dust emission from the outer edges of disk galaxies and beyond

C. Popescu                The effect of dust on the appearance of the outer disks of spiral galaxies

I. Perez                       Stellar disk truncation of galaxies to z=1: Implications

M. Pohlen                  Do we really see disks growing inside-out?

A. Tamm                     Structure of disk galaxies out to z=3

C. Clarke                    The viscous evolution of galactic disks

A. Dutton                    The evolution of truncation radii and color gradients

V. Debattista              Disk truncations, N-body simulations and Secular Evolution

 

11:25- 12:30                Discussion on Radial Distribution of disks (III) & Evolution of disks   

 

12:30-14:00                 Lunch

 

                              Afternoon session

 

IV - Vertical distribution (disk + halo)

 

14:00-15:45                 Talks

S. Zibetti                     Stellar halos around disk galaxies: results from SDSS stacking and Hubble UDF surface photometry

F. Fraternali               Gaseous haloes around disk galaxies

S.J. Kautsch              Warps in the outer edges of edge-on bulgeless disk galaxies. Tracers of environmental influence?

P. Harding                  Flared outer disk or ring around the Galaxy?

 

                                    Posters         

P. Kamphuis              A study of HI extra-planar gas: NGC 7814 and UGC 1281

B. Caldwell                Central dynamics in blue low surface brightness galaxies:

                                    The stellar disk

 


16:00-17:00                 Colloquium at Sterrewacht Leiden:

Speaker:D.A. Hunter -- Double exponential disks in irregular galaxies and the implications for star formation thresholds

 

18:30                           Workshop dinner (bus will depart from the LC at 18:00)

 

Friday, October 7th

 

                                    Morning session

 

                                    V Envirnment of Disks

 

09:00-09:40                 Discussion on Vertical distribution (disk + halo)

 

09:50-09:55                 Coffee break  

 

09:55-11:30                 Talks

J. Gallagher               Outer fringes of starburst galaxies

H. van Woerden        The high-velocity clouds: Where? What? Whence?

R. Wyse                      The Galactic Thick-Disk/halo interface and Evidence for Merger Debris

H. Morrison               How much of M31 can we blame on mergers?

R. Peletier                 The inner regions of late-type spiral galaxies

 

                                    Poster

P. Serra                       The very late-stage merger IC 4200: pre-elliptical or pre-spiral?

 

11:30-11:45                 Coffee break

11:45-12:30                 Discussion on Environment Disks

12:30-14:30                 Lunch

14:30-15:30                 Summary of the key questions addressed during the Discussion

                                    sessions presented by the discussion shakers (I)

 

15:30-15:50                 Coffee break

 

15:15-16:30                 Summary of the key questions addressed during the Discussion sessions presented by the discussion shakers (II)

16:30                           Key return and closing of the workshop 



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