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ABSTRACT

1.THE ROAD TO HERSCHEL SURVEYS
1.1.An inventory of Herschel surveys

2.A RESOLVED VIEW OF THE COSMIC FAR-INFRARED BACKGROUND
2.1.Number counts and resolved fraction of the far-infrared background
2.2.Extinction insensitive star formation rates and comparison to other tracers
2.3.Evolution of the infrared luminosity function and the star formation rate density
2.4.Clustering of infrared galaxies and the role of environment

3.GALAXIES AND INFRARED SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTIONS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE EVOLVING STAR FORMING SEQUENCE
3.1.Evolution of infrared spectral energy distributions with redshift
3.2.Infrared galaxies in relation to the star forming main sequence

4.FAR-INFRARED EMISSION OF HIGH REDSHIFT GALAXY POPULATIONS
4.1.Gravitational lenses as detailed probes of the interstellar medium at high redshift
4.2.UV selected galaxies
4.3.Submillimeter galaxies from ground-based surveys
4.4.Dust-obscured galaxies

5.STAR FORMATION IN HOSTS OF ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI

6.DUST AS AN INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM TRACER IN DISTANT GALAXIES
6.1.Dust as a tracer of cold gas

7.OUTLOOK

8.SUMMARY POINTS

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