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Glossary and List of Acronyms
768 definitions by U.S. Forest Service

AccessActive ManagementAdaptive ManagementAdjuvantsAdministrative SiteAdministrative UnitAggregateAir PollutantAir QualityAllotment (Grazing)Allotment Management Plan (AMP)Allowable Sale QuantityAll-Terrain Vehicle (ATV)AlterationAmenityAnadromous FishAnalysis FileAnimal UnitAnimal Unit Month (AUM)Annual AssessmentAnthropogenicAquaticAquatic and Riparian Conservation Strategy (ARCS)Aquatic EcosystemAsphalt/ConcreteAssessmentAuthorized Pack StockAuthorized PetsAuthorized Riding or Harness StockBasal AreaBasaltBase Sale ScheduleBasin (River)BenchesBenchlandsBeneficial UsesBest Management Practices (BMPs)Best Management Practices (BMPs) (Watershed)Big GameBiological Diversity (Biodiversity)Biological Growth PotentialBiological Soil CrustBiomassBiophysicalBorealBridgeBroad-ScaleBrowseBuilt CapitalBureau of Land Management (BLM)Candidate SpeciesCanopyCanopy ClosureCapabilityCapital InvestmentCarrying CapacityCategorical ExclusionCaveCavityCeded LandsChannel MorphologyChannel (Stream)Chip SealClass 1 ConditionClass 2 ConditionClass 3 ConditionClass IClass I AirshedClass IIClass IIIClass IVClimaxClosed CanopyClosed RoadCoarse Woody MaterialCo-ConvenersCode of Federal Regulations (CFR)Cold ForestCollaborationCommunity ResiliencyCompactionCompatibleComprehensive EvaluationComprehensive Management Plan (CMP)Condition Class 1Condition Class 2Condition Class 3Congressionally Classified and Congressionally Designated AreasConnectivityConservation Strategy or AgreementConstructed Ponds and Reservoirs, and Wetlands Greater than 1 AcreConsultationCooperateCorridorCost EfficiencyCouncil on Environmental Quality (CEQ)CoverCover TypeCriteria PollutantsCrownCubic Feet Per Second (CFS)Cubic Feet Per Second Per Square Mile (CSM)Cultural ResourcesCultureCumulative Effects or ImpactsCurrent DirectionCustodialDecommissionDecommission (Building)Decommission (Road)Decreaser Plant SpeciesDefensible SpaceDeferred MaintenanceDeflationDemographyDensity (Stand)DepartureDesignated Critical HabitatDesignated Road, Trail, or AreaDesign CriteriaDesired ConditionDeveloped RecreationDeveloped RecreationDeveloped SiteDevelopment Level 1Development Level 2Development Level 3Development Level 4Development Level 5Diameter at Breast Height (DBH)Direct Economic ImpactDirect EffectsDisclimaxDiseaseDisjunct PlantsDispersed CampsitesDispersed RecreationDispersed RecreationDisplacementDisturbanceDisturbance ProcessDisturbance RegimeDiversityDown Woody MaterialDraft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)Dry ForestEarlyEarly SeralEarly SpringEarly SuccessionalEastside ScreensEcological CharacterEcological IntegrityEcological ProcessesEcological StatusEconomic EfficiencyEconomicsEconomic Well-BeingEconomyEcosystemEcosystem DiversityEcosystem Function (Processes)Ecosystem HealthEcosystem ManagementEcosystem ServicesEcosystem SustainabilityEdgeEffectsEligible Wild and Scenic RiversEmbeddednessEmissionEndangered SpeciesEndemic OrganismEndemic SpeciesEnvironmentEnvironmental Analysis (EA)Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)EphemeralErosionEssential Fish HabitatEvaluationEven-Aged ManagementEvolutionary Significant Units (ESU)ExoticExpansionExtinctionExtirpationFacilitiesFacilities Capital ImprovementFacilities Development LevelsFacilities Maintenance (Annual)Facilities Maintenance (Deferred)Facilities Maintenance LevelsFacilityFall/Winter SeasonFarm/Forest/Grazing UseFaunaFederally Listed SpeciesFederal Trust ResponsibilityFine Organic MatterFinesFine-ScaleFire-Dependent SystemsFire Independent SystemFire IntensityFire IntolerantFire Management PlanFire Refugia PatchesFire RegimeFire Regime 1Fire Regime 2Fire Regime 3Fire Regime 4Fire Regime 5Fire Regime Condition Class (FRCC)Fire Return IntervalFire SuppressionFire-TolerantFish-Bearing StreamsFish-ProducingFledglingFloodplainFloodplain FunctionFlow RegimeFocal SpeciesFood WebForageForbForested Vegetation TreatmentForest HealthForest LandForest RoadForest Service Handbook (FSH)Forest Service Manual (FSM)Forest Transportation AtlasForest Transportation FacilityForest Transportation System ManagementFragmentation (Forest)Fragmentation (Habitat)Free-FlowingFuelFuel LadderFuel LoadFuel Model (FM)Fuel TreatmentFunctioning-At-RiskGeoclimatic SettingGeographic Information System (GIS)GeologicGeological/Geomorphic ProcessGeothermal ResourcesGoalGoods and ServicesGovernment-To-Government ConsultationGraminoidGrasslandGrassland Seral StagesGrazingGrazing PermitGrid–RolledGround FireGroundwaterGuidelinesHabitatHarvestHarvestable/HarvestabilityHead MonthHeadwatersHealthy EcosystemHells Canyon National Recreation Area (HCNRA) ActHerbaceousHerbicideHerbivoreHibernaculaHiding CoverHigh Fire IntensityHigh-Level RNHigh-Level SpmHigh Scenic IntegrityHistorical ConditionsHistoric PropertyHistoric Range of Variability (HRV)Human CapitalHydroelectricHydrologicHydrological RegimesHydrologic FunctionHydrologic Unit Code (HUC)Hydrologic Unit (HU)Impact Analysis for Planning (IMPLAN) ModelIncreaser Plant Species (Increaser)Indirect Economic ImpactIndirect EffectsInduced Economic ImpactInert IngredientInfestationInfiltrationINFISHInfrastructureInsecticideInstream FlowIntegrated Pest ManagementIntegrated Weed ManagementIntegrationInteragencyInterdisciplinary TeamIntermittent StreamIntrusives (Rocks)Invader Plant Species (Invader Weed Species)Invasion (Plant)Invasive Nonnative SpeciesInvasive Plant SpeciesInventoried Roadless AreasInvertebrateIrretrievable CommitmentIrreversible CommitmentIssueKey HabitatKeystone SpeciesLadder FuelsLakes and Natural PondsLandformLand Management PlanLandscapeLandscape CharacterLandscape EcologyLandscape PatternLandscape StructureLand-Use AllocationLateLate/Old StructureLate SeralLate Spring SeasonLate SuccessionalLegacy TreeLethal (Stand-Replacing) FiresLevel ALevel ALevel BLevel BLevel CLevel DLichensLimits of Acceptable Change (LAC)LitterLocal PopulationLoessLong-TermLong-Term Sustained-Yield Timber CapacityLower MontaneLow Fire IntensityLow-Level RNLow-Level SpmLow Scenic IntegrityMainstemMaintainMaintenance Level 1Maintenance Level 1Maintenance Level 2Maintenance Level 2Maintenance Level 3Maintenance Level 3Maintenance Level 4Maintenance Level 4Maintenance Level 5Maintenance Level 5Management AreaManagement Concernmanagement DirectionManagement Indicator SpeciesManagement IntensityManagement PracticeManagement PrescriptionMaximum Manageable Area (MMA)Mechanical EquipmentMechanical Fuel TreatmentMechanizedMedium-Level RNMesicMetapopulationsMicrobiotic CrustMicroclimateMidMid SeralMigration CorridorMinerals-LeasableMinerals-LocatableMinerals MaterialsMinerals-Materials (Salable)Minimum Impact Suppression Tactics (MIST)MiningMining ClaimMining LandsMitigationMixed Fire SeverityModerate Fire IntensityModerately High Scenic IntegrityModerately Low Scenic IntegrityMoist ForestMonitoringMonitoring ProgramMontaneMosaicMotorized EquipmentMotorized River CraftMultiple UseMulti-StoryMunicipal Watersheds (Public Supply Watersheds)MycorrhizaeNational Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQSs)National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)National Forest Management Act (NFMA)National Forest SystemNational Forest System (NFS)National Forest System RoadNational Recreation TrailNational Register of Historic PlacesNational Wild and Scenic River SystemNative SpeciesNative SurfaceNatural DisturbanceNaturalness/Visual QualityNear Natural Rates of RecoveryNeotropicalNet Public BenefitsNew ConstructionNicheNo Action AlternativeNo Net Increase (in Roads)NonfunctionalNon-Game SpeciesNonlethal FireNon-Native Invasive Species (NNIS)Non-Native SpeciesNonpoint Source PollutionNontreaty BandsNoxious WeedsNutrient CyclingObjectiveOff-Channel HabitatOff-Highway Vehicle (OHV)Old ForestOld Forest MultistoryOld Forest Single StoryOngoing ActionsOpeningsOpen RoadOperational PlanOrder III SurveysOrder II SurveysOrder I SurveysOrder IV SurveysOrder V SurveysOutcomeOutdoor Recreation ActivitiesOutfittingOutputsOutslopeOutstandingly Remarkable Values (ORVs)OvergrazingOver-Snow VehicleOver-Snow Vehicle Play AreaOverstoryOverwinterOverwoodPACFISHPaleontological ResourcesParcelPartitionPassive ManagementPatchPathogenPatternPavedPermanently Flowing Non-Fish-Bearing StreamsPermittee (Livestock)Persons-At-One-Time (PAOTs)PesticidePit RunPlan AmendmentPlan ComponentPlanning AreaPlanning CriteriaPlanning HorizonPlanning PeriodPlanning RecordPlant AssociationsPlant CommunitiesPlateauPoint Source PollutionPoolPotential Natural Community (PNC)Potential Vegetation Group (PVG)Potential Vegetation Types (PVT)Practical Maximum CapacityPre-Commercial ThinningPrehistoric SitePrescribed FirePrescriptionPresent Net ValuePreventive MaintenancePrimary ProductivityPrimitivePrimitive RecreationPristinePrivate LandProductive CapacityProductivityProgrammatic Agreement (PA)ProjectProject-LevelProper Functioning Condition (PFC)Proposed ActionProposed Recommended Wilderness AreaPublic IssuePublic RoadsQualitativeQuality of LifeQuantitativeRange AnalysisRange Forage ConditionRangeland (Range)Rangeland Resource InventoryRangeland ResourcesRangeland VegetationRare PlantsReal Dollar ValueRearing HabitatReceipt SharesRecontourRecord of Decision (ROD)Recovery PlansRecreationRecreational CapacityRecreational FacilitiesRecreational River AreasRecreation OpportunityRecreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) Setting IndicatorsRecreation ResidencesRecreation SiteRecreation VisitRecreation Visitor Day (RVD)Recreation Visitor HourReddReforestationRefugiaRegenerationRegeneration HarvestRegulationsRehabilitateRehabilitationRelicRemotenessRenewable EnergyRepairReplacementResearch Natural Area (RNA)Resident FishResourceResource Advisory Council (RAC)Resource AllocationResponsible Line OfficerRestorationRevetmentRidgetopRidgetop-MontaneRiparian AreaRiparian-Dependent SpeciesRiparian Management Areas (RMAs)Risk FactorsRiverineRoadRoad ConstructionRoad DecommissioningRoad DensityRoaded Natural (RN)Road ImprovementRoad MaintenanceRoad Maintenance LevelsRoad Management ObjectivesRoad RealignmentRoad ReconstructionRoad RestorationRoad SpurRoads Subject to the Highway Safety ActRunoff (Surface)Rural (R)Sale ScheduleSalmonidsSalvage HarvestSanitation HarvestSatisfactory ConditionSavannahScablandScaleScenery Management System (SMS)Scenic AreaScenic ClassScenic IdentityScenic Integrity LevelScenic Integrity ObjectiveScenic River AreasScience Consistency ReviewScoping ProcessScreeningSeasonally Flowing or Intermittent Streams, Wetlands, Seeps and Springs Less than 1 Acre, and Unstable and Potentially Unstable AreasSecondary ProductivitySecuritySedimentSediment RegimeSelective CuttingSelf-DiscoverySelf-RelianceSelf-Sustaining PopulationsSemi–Primitive Motorized (SPM)Semi–Primitive Nonmotorized (SPNM)Semi-PrimitiveSense of PlaceSensitive SoilsSensitive SpeciesSeralSeral StageShade IntolerantShade TolerantShelterwoodShort-TermShrublandSidecastingSilvicultural SystemSingle-StorySiteSite-Potential TreeSnagSocial EncountersSocial TrailsSocial Well-BeingSocietySoilSoil FunctionSoil ProductivitySoil QualitySoil StabilitySoil SurveysSolid WasteSource HabitatSpatialSpecial HabitatSpecially Designated AreasSpecial Use AuthorizationSpecial Use PermitSpeciesSpecies CompositionSpecies DiversitySpecies-Of-ConcernSpecies-Of-InterestSpot RockSprouterStandStand CompositionStand DensityStand InitiationStand Replacement FireStand StructureStem ExclusionStocking LevelStrategyStream ClassStringersStrip RockStrongholdStructural StageStructureStudy River AreasSubalpineSubbasinSubniveanSubsistenceSubwatershedSuccessionSuccessional PathwaySuitabilitySuitable HabitatSuitable UsesSurface FireSurface TreatedSurface Water DevelopmentSustainabilitySustainability FrameworkSustained-Yield of Products and ServicesTalusTemporary RoadTerraneTerrestrial and Atmospheric Habitats Rare Combinations of AquaticTerrestrial WildlifeThermal CoverThermal RegulationThinningThreatened SpeciesTieringTimber HarvestTimber ProductionTimber Sale Program Quantity (TSPQ)Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDLs)Traditional Cultural AreasTraffic Service LevelTransportation Facility JurisdictionTravel CorridorsTravel RouteTreaty-Reserved RightTreaty ResourceTree DecadenceTrendTribeTrophicTrust ResourceUnauthorized Pack and Riding StockUnauthorized PetsUnauthorized RoadUnderburnUnderstoryUnderstory ReinitiationUneven-Aged ManagementUneven-Aged Management (Group Selection)Uneven-Aged Management (Single-Tree Selection)UngulatesUnroaded AreaUnsuitable RangeUnwanted Wildland FireUpgradeUplandUtility CorridorVascular PlantsVectorVegetation ManagementVegetation UtilizationVertebrateVery Early (Disclimax)Very High Scenic IntegrityVery Low Scenic IntegrityViabilityViable PopulationVisionVisitor ImpactsVisitor ManagementWater QualityWater RightWatershedWatershed FunctionWatershed Index ScoreWatershed IntegrityWater YieldWeedWetlandsWild and Scenic River (WSR)Wilderness AreaWilderness Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (WROS)WildfireWildlandWildland FireWildland Fire Situation Analysis (WFSA)Wildland Fire SuppressionWildland Fire Use (WFU)Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)Wildlife Fish User DayWild River AreasWinter RangeWoodlandXeric
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Date
2010-03-01
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