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Article by Dr. Schwimmer recognized for frequent citations

An journal article co-authored by CSU Professor of Geology David Schwimmer is among the top 25 percent of the most cited articles from PLoS One (Public Library of Science). PLoS One is a top-tier online technical journal that covers all sciences. The article details new anatomy description of a giant fossil fish that once lived in the waters off of what is now North America. A new, and outstandingly preserved, fossil from Kansas allowed a more detailed description of the fish’s skull. The article has been viewed about 6,700 times and cited 22 times by other journals.

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