University of California, Riverside

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Gabriela Canalizo

Gabriela Canalizo

Associate Professor

Department of Physics & Astronomony
Pierce 2100B

Research Areas

  • Astrophysics, Observational Extragalactic Astrophysics, Active Galatic Nuclei, Quasar host galaxies and their environments, Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies (ULIG's), Galaxy Interactions and mergers, Modeling stellar populations, Old galaxies at high redshift, Adaptive Optics


Ph.D., 2000, University of Hawaii


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  1. Two Active Nuclei in 3C 294, Stockton, A., Canalizo, G., Nelan, E. P., Ridgway, S. E., The Astrophysical Journal, in press (2003).
  2. Adaptive Optics Imaging and Spectroscopic Observations of Cygnus A: I. Evidence for a Minor Merger, Canalizo, G., Max, C. E., Whysong, D., Antonucci, R., Dahm, S. E., The Astrophysical Journal, in press (2003).
  3. Optical Line Profile Variability of the B1+Neutron Star Binary System LSI+65 010 = 2S 0114+650, Koenigsberger, G., Canalizo, G., Arrieta, A., Richer, M. G., Georgiev, L., Revista Mexicana de Astrofisica y Astronomia, 39, 17 (2003).
  4. Observations of Quasar Hosts with Adaptive Optics at Lick Observatory, Lacy, M., Gates, E. L., Ridgway, S. E., de Vries, W., Canalizo, G., Lloyd, J., Graham, J. R., The Astronomical Journal, 124, 3023 (2002).
  5. Hubble Space Telescope Imaging of the Post-Starburst Quasar UNJ1025-0040: Evidence for Recent Star Formation, Brotherton, M. S., Grabelsky, M., Canalizo, G., van Breugel, W., Filippenko, A. V., Croom, S., Boyle, B., Shanks, T., Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 114, 593 (2002).
  6. Quasi-Stellar Objects, Ultraluminous IR Galaxies, and Mergers, Canalizo, G. & Stockton, A., The Astrophysical Journal, 555, 719 (2001).
  7. Stellar Populations in the Host Galaxies of Markarian 1014, IRAS 07598+6508, and Markarian 231, Canalizo, G. & Stockton, A. 2000, The Astronomical Journal, 120, 1750 (2000).
  8. A Companion Galaxy to the Post-Starburst Quasar UN J1025-0040, Canalizo, G., Stockton, A., Brotherton, M. S., van Breugel, W., The Astronomical Journal, 119, 59 (2000).
  9. 3C 48: Stellar Populations and the Kinematics of Stars and Gas in the Host Galaxy, Canalizo, G. & Stockton, A., The Astrophysical Journal, 528, 201 (2000).
  10. Serendipitous Discovery of a BAL QSO at z = 2.169, Canalizo, G., Stockton, A., & Roth, K. C., The Astronomical Journal, 115, 890 (1998).
  11. Spectroscopy of Close Companions to QSOs and the Ages of Interaction-Induced Starbursts, Canalizo, G. & Stockton, A., The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 480, L5 (1997).

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