Papers in refereed Journals


Where is the molecular Hydrogen in Damped Ly α absorbers?
M. A. Zwaan, J. X. Prochaska
Astrophysical Journal, in press (2006)

Reconciling the Local Galaxy Population with Damped Ly α Cross Sections and Metal Abundances
M. A. Zwaan , J. M. van der Hulst, F. H. Briggs, M. A. W. Verheijen and E. V. Ryan-Weber.
MNRAS, 364, 1467 (2005)

The HIPASS catalogue: III - Optical counterparts and isolated dark galaxies
M. T. Doyle, M. J. Drinkwater, D. J. Rohde, K. A. Pimbblet, M. Read, M. J. Meyer,
M. A. Zwaan et al.
MNRAS, 361, 34 (2005)

The HIPASS Catalogue: Omega_HI and Environmental Effects on the HI Mass Function of Galaxies
M. A. Zwaan, M. J. Meyer, L. Staveley-Smith, and R. L. Webster
MNRAS Letters, 359, L30 (2005)

The 1000 Brightest HIPASS Galaxies: The HI Properties
B. S. Koribalski, et al.
Astronomical Journal, 128, 16 (2004)

The HIPASS Catalogue: II - Completeness, Reliability and Parameter Accuracy
M. A. Zwaan, M. J. Meyer, R. L. Webster, L. Staveley-Smith, et al.
MNRAS, 350, 1210 (2004)

The HIPASS Catalogue: I - Data Presentation
M. J. Meyer,
M. A. Zwaan, R. L. Webster, L. Staveley-Smith, et al.
MNRAS, 350, 1195 (2004)

Intergalactic HII Regions Discovered in SINGG
E. V. Ryan-Weber, G. R. Meurer, K. C. Freeman, M. E. Putman, R. L. Webster, M. J. Drinkwater, H. C. Ferguson, D. Hanish, T. M. Heckman, R. C. Kennicutt, Jr., V. A. Kilborn, P. M. Knezek, B. S. Koribalski, M. J. Meyer, M. S. Oey, R. C. Smith, L. Staveley-Smith and
M. A. Zwaan
Astronomical Journal, 127, 1431 (2004)

The 1000 Brightest HIPASS Galaxies: HI Mass Function and Omega_HI
M. A. Zwaan, L. Staveley-Smith, B. S. Koribalski, et al.
Astronomical Journal, 125, 2842 (2003)

The 1000 Brightest HIPASS Galaxies: Newly Cataloged Galaxies
E. Ryan-Weber, et al.
Astronomical Journal, 124, 1954 (2002)

The Large Scale Distribution of Neutral Hydrogen in the Fornax Region
M. Waugh, et al.
MNRAS, 337, 641 (2002)

An HI Survey of the Centaurus and Sculptor Groups - Constraints on the Space Density of Low Mass Galaxies
W.J.G. de Blok,
M. A. Zwaan, M. Dijkstra, F.H. Briggs, K.C. Freeman
A&A 382, 43 (2001)

Hydrogen 21-Centimeter Emission from a Galaxy at Cosmological Distance
M. A. Zwaan, P. G. van Dokkum and M. A. W. Verheijen
Report in Science, 293, 1800 (2001)

The Luminosity Function and Surface Brightness Distribution of HI Selected Galaxies
M. A. Zwaan, F. H. Briggs, and D. Sprayberry
MNRAS, 327, 1249 (2001)

A Targeted Survey for HI Clouds in Galaxy Groups
M. A. Zwaan
MNRAS 325, 1142 (2001)

Primordial Rain or Galactic Pollution?
M. A. Zwaan
Perspective for Science
Science 288, 822 (2000)

The Space Density of Primordial Gas Clouds near Galaxies and Groups and their Relation to Galactic HVCs
M. A. Zwaan and F. H. Briggs
Astrophysical Journal Letters 530, L61 (2000)

The HI Column Density Distribution Function at z=0: the Connection to Damped Ly-alpha Statistics
M. A. Zwaan, M. A. W. Verheijen and F. H. Briggs
PASA, 16, 100 (1998)

The 1995 Pilot Campaign of PLANET: Searching for Microlensing Anomalies through Precise, Rapid, Round-the-Clock Monitoring
M. Albrow, J.-P. Beaulieu, P. Birch, J. A. R. Caldwell, S. Kane, R. Martin, J. Menzies, R. M. Naber, J.-W. Pel, K. Pollard, P. D. Sackett, K. C. Sahu, P. Vreeswijk, A. Williams, M. A. Zwaan
Astrophysical Journal 509, 687 (1998)

The HI Mass Function of Galaxies from a Deep Survey in the 21cm Line
M. A. Zwaan, F. H. Briggs, D. Sprayberry and E. Sorar
Astrophysical Journal 490, 173 (1997)

The Tully-Fisher Relation for Low Surface Brightness Galaxies
M. A. Zwaan, J. M. van der Hulst, W. J. G. de Blok and S. S. McGaugh
Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 273, L35 (1995)


Conference proceedings etc.

Local Galaxies as Damped Lyman Alpha analogs
M. A. Zwaan, J. M. van der Hulst, F. H. Briggs, M. A. W. Verheijen
Contributed paper to `Island Universes - Structure and Evolution of Disk Galaxies', Terschelling, June 2005, ed. R. de Jong

Local Galaxies as Damped Lyman Alpha absorber analogs
M. A. Zwaan, J. M. van der Hulst, F. H. Briggs, M. A. W. Verheijen
Contributed paper to 'IAU Colloquium 199: Probing Galaxies Through Quasar Absorption Lines' Shanghai March 2005, ed.: P. R. Williams, C. Shu, & B. Menard

Nearby Large Scale Structure and Massive Galaxies
L. Staveley-Smith, M. J. Meyer, M. A. Zwaan, R. L. Webster, J. Donley
Contributed paper, 'Nearby Large-Scale Structure and the Zone of Avoidance' Cape Town, April 2004, ed. A.P. Fairall and P.A. Woudt

The Tully-Fisher relation from an HI-selected galaxy sample
M. J. Meyer, M. A. Zwaan, R. L. Webster, S. E. Schneider
Contributed paper to 'IAU Symposium 220: Dark Matter in Galaxies' Sydney, July 2003, ed: S. D. Ryder, D. J. Pisano, M. A. Walker, and K. C. Freeman

The Local Large-Scale Structure from HIPASS
M. A. Zwaan, M. J. Meyer, R. L. Webster, L. Staveley-Smith
Contributed paper to `Maps of the Cosmos', Sydney, July 2003, ed. M. Colless and L. Staveley-Smith

The HI Mass function from the HIPASS Bright Galaxy Catalogue
M. A. Zwaan, L. Staveley-Smith, B. Koribalski
Contributed paper to `The IGM/Galaxy Connection: The Distribution of Baryons at z=0', Boulder, August 2002, ed. J. L. Rosenberg and M. E. Putman

The HIPASS Catalogue: HI Sources from a Blind Survey of the Southern Sky
Meyer, M. J., Zwaan, M. A., Webster, R. L. et al
Contributed paper to `The IGM/Galaxy Connection: The Distribution of Baryons at z=0', Boulder, August 2002, ed. J. L. Rosenberg and M. E. Putman

Reconciling Damped Ly-alpha Statistics and 21cm Studies at z=0
M. A. Zwaan
Contributed paper to `Extragalactic Gas at Low Redshift', Pasadena, April 2001, ed. J. Mulchaey and J. Stocke

Constraints on HVC Analogs in External Groups and Galaxies
M. A. Zwaan
Panel discussion at `Gas and Galaxy Evolution', Socorro, May 2000, ed. J. E. Hibbard, M. P. Rupen and J. H. van Gorkom

Deep HI Imaging of Galaxy Clusters at z=0.2
M. A. Zwaan, P. G. van Dokkum, M. A. W. Verheijen, and F. H. Briggs
Panel discussion at `Gas and Galaxy Evolution', Socorro, May 2000, ed. J. E. Hibbard, M. P. Rupen and J. H. van Gorkom

Constraints on the Space Density of Extragalactic HVCs
M. A. Zwaan
Contributed paper to `Mapping the Hidden Universe', Guanajuato, February 2000, ed. R. C. Kraan-Korteweg, P. A. Henning, and H. Andernach

The HI Mass Function in Ursa Major
M. A. W. Verheijen, N. Trentham, R. B. Tully and
M. A. Zwaan
Contributed paper to `Mapping the Hidden Universe', Guanajuato, February 2000, ed. R. C. Kraan-Korteweg, P. A. Henning, and H. Andernach

The Faint-end slope of the HI Mass Function in the Cen A group
W. J. G. de Blok
M. A. Zwaan, K. C. Freeman and F. H. Briggs
Contributed paper to `Mapping the Hidden Universe', Guanajuato, February 2000, ed. R. C. Kraan-Korteweg, P. A. Henning, and H. Andernach

Observing the cut-off in HI and luminosity density for gas-rich galaxies
D. Sprayberry,
M. A. Zwaan and F. H. Briggs
Galactic Halos', ed: D. Zaritsky, ASP Conference Series 136, p.121 (1998)

The Local HI Mass Function
M. A. Zwaan
Invited review at the XXXIIIrd Recontres de Moriond on Dwarf Galaxies and Cosmology, held in Les Arcs, France, March 14-21, 1998. Proceedings Editors: T. X. Thuan, C. Balkowski, V. Cayatte, and J. Tran Thanh Van.

The PLANET Collaboration: Probing Lensing Anomalies
Albrow, M. et al.
'Variables Stars and the Astrophysical Returns of the Microlensing Surveys.', ed. R. Ferlet, J.-P. Maillard, B. Raban, p.135 (1997)

The PLANET Collaboration: Current Status and Future Prospects
Albrow, M. et al.
'Planets Beyond the Solar System and the Next Generation of Space Missions', ed. D. Soderblom, ASP Conference Series, Vol. 119, p.91-94 (1997)

An HI selected sample of galaxies - The HI mass function and the surface brightness distribution
M. A. Zwaan, F. H. Briggs and D. Sprayberry
(Refereed) Contributed paper to `HI in the Local Universe', Sydney, May 13-15, 1996.
PASA 14, 126 (1997)