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The Evolution Of Low Luminosity Galaxies And Faint Blue Galaxies
Low Surface Brightness Spiral Galaxies

- Stacy McGaugh

Topics to be addressed:

        NUMBERS
 
-  The role of selection effects and isophotal measurement
   procedures in galaxy surveys.
-  The number density of spirals as a function of surface
   brightness.
-  Systematic effects in determinations of the local
   luminosity function.
-  Relevance of low surface brightness galaxies to faint
   galaxy counts.

        EVOLUTION

-  Relevance of low surface brightness galaxies to faint
   galaxy morphology.
-  Gas content and star formation histories of spiral
   galaxies as a function of luminosity and surface
   brightness.
-  Stellar population evolutionary dos and don'ts.

        DARK MATTER

-  Dark matter content as a function of luminosity and
   surface brightness.
-  Requirements imposed on dark matter theories.
-  Halo density structure: can exploding galaxies salvage CDM?