Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): The galaxy stellar mass function to $z=0.1$ from the r-band selected equatorial regions

@article{Wright2017GalaxyAM,
  title={Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA): The galaxy stellar mass function to \$z=0.1\$ from the r-band selected equatorial regions},
  author={Angus H. Wright and Aaron S. G. Robotham and Simon Driver and Mehmet Alpaslan and Stephen K. Andrews and Ivan K Baldry and J. Bland-Hawthorn S. Brough and Michael J. I. Brown and Matthew Colless and E. da Cunha and Luke J M Davies and Alister W. Graham and Benne W. Holwerda and Andrew M. Hopkins and Prajwal R Kafle and Lee S Kelvin and John S Loveday and Stephen J. Maddox and Martin Meyer and Amanda J. Moffett and P. Norberg and Steven Phillipps and Kate Rowlands and Edward Taylor and Li-ying Wang and Stephen M Wilkins},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={470},
  pages={283-302}
}
We derive the low redshift galaxy stellar mass function (GSMF), inclusive of dust corrections, for the equatorial Galaxy And Mass Assembly (GAMA) dataset covering 180 deg$^2$. We construct the mass function using a density-corrected maximum volume method, using masses corrected for the impact of optically thick and thin dust. We explore the galactic bivariate brightness plane ($M_\star-\mu$), demonstrating that surface brightness effects do not systematically bias our mass function measurement… Expand

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