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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.


Recreation Opportunity Spectrum


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


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.