Invited review at the "Neutral ISM in Starburst Galaxies" conference held in Marstrand, Sweden, June 2003
astro-ph/0309119

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GALACTIC WINDS: NEAR AND FAR

Sylvain Veilleux 1,2


Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742


Abstract: Multiwavelength data on star-forming galaxies provide strong evidence for large-scale galactic winds in both nearby and distant objects. The results from recent ground-based and space-borne programs are reviewed. The impact of these winds on the host galaxies and the surrounding environment is discussed in the context of galaxy evolution.


Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

BASIC PHYSICS

OBSERVED PROPERTIES OF GALACTIC WINDS
The Milky Way
Nearby Starburst Galaxies
Luminous and Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies.
Lyman Break Galaxies

IMPLICATIONS
Heating and Enrichment of the ISM and IGM
Zone of Influence of Winds

SUMMARY

REFERENCES



1 Current Address: 320-47 Downs Lab., Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125 and Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 813 Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena, CA 91101. Back.

2 Cottrell Scholar of the Research Corporation. Back.

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