Galactic Chemical Evolution

  title={Galactic Chemical Evolution},
  author={Brad K. Gibson and Yeshe Fenner and Agostino Renda and Daisuke Kawata and Hyun-chul Lee},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia},
  pages={401 - 415}
Abstract The primary present-day observables upon which theories of galaxy evolution are based are a system’s morphology, dynamics, colour, and chemistry. Individually, each provides an important constraint to any given model; in concert, the four represent a fundamental (intractable) boundary condition for chemodynamical simulations. We review the current state-of-the-art semi-analytical and chemodynamical models for the Milky Way, emphasising the strengths and weaknesses of both approaches. 
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