Table 3. Structure of social actors’ models and the final integrated model (FIM) showing (A) the number of subsystem components and (B) the number of subsystem connections. “Average” refers to the average number of components and connections for individual actors’ models. “MAX” refers to the maximum number of components and connections that any individual group recognized. “FIM” corresponds to the number of components and connections found in the final integrated model (see Fig. 6).

A. Number of subsystem components
Institution Society State Economy Biotic Abiotic Watershed
Local academics ... ... 1 7 3 ...
Macro-enterprises 4 3 2 ... ... 3
Micro-enterprises 4 ... 6 2 ... 1
NGOs 4 3 4 2 1 2
Government 5 6 2 6 3 2
Average 4 4 3 4 2 2
MAX 5 6 6 7 3 3
FIM 7 9 3 7 2 4
B. Number of subsystem connections
Institution Society State Economy Biotic Abiotic Watershed
Local academy 5 ... 4 16 11 ...
Macro-enterprises 5 5 7 ... ... 3
Micro-enterprises ... ... 5 2 ... 0
NGOs 4 3 6 1 0 0
State 10 8 1 4 2 4
Average 5 3 5 5 3 1
MAX 5 8 7 16 11 4
FIM 24 17 12 18 14 9