A Colorado Lake with Elevated Nitrogen (IMAGE) Arizona State University Caption Scientist Jim Elser (Arizona State University) is sampling Green Lake 5, located at the Niwot Ridge Long-term Ecological Research (LTER) site in the Front Range of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Like other lakes in the Front Range, this lake receives elevated inputs of atmospheric N deposition due to transport of polluted air from urbanized areas and from high intensity agricultural operations. Credit Photo credit: James Elser/ASU Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.