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ROD (Record of Decision)

This type of decision is used when an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been produced. Decisions documented in a Record Of Decision are subject to administrative appeal.

ROS

Recreation Opportunity Spectrum

Roundwood

Timber and fuelwood prepared in the round state, such as house logs and telephone poles.

Run-off

The portion of precipitation that flows over the land surface or in open channels.

Rural (R)

A definition used in the Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) to characterize an area with a substantially modified natural environment. Sights and sounds of humans are readily evident, and the interaction between users is moderate to high. A considerable number of facilities are designed for use by large numbers of people. Facilities for intensified motorized use and parking are available.