Table 1. A concise summary of the main case studies referred to in this paper.


Goods and services of interest
Geographic location
Forest Wetlands Tourism Agriculture Fisheries Urban
Everglades wetlands, Florida, USA X X X X
Goulburn-Broken Catchment, Australia X
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Australia X X
Gulf of Maine groundfishery, USA X
Kristianstad water realm, Sweden X X X
Northern Highlands Lake District, Wisconsin, USA X X X X
Mae Nam Ping Basin, Chiang Mai, Thailand X X X X
Malinau District, East Kalimantan, Indonesia X X
Chisasibi Cree areas, James Bay, Quebec, Canada X X
Institutional focus
Geographic location
Minority rights Vertical interplay Science-policy boundary User associations Regional organization
Everglades wetlands, Florida, USA X X X
Goulburn-Broken catchment, Australia X X
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Australia X X X
Gulf of Maine groundfishery, USA X X X
Kristianstad water realm, Sweden X X
Northern Highlands Lake District, Wisconsin, USA X X
Mae Nam Ping Basin, Chiang Mai, Thailand X X X X
Malinau District, East Kalimantan, Indonesia X X X
Chisasibi Cree areas, James Bay, Quebec, Canada X X X