Fig. 2. Institutional settings in the Elbe river basin according to Borowski et al. (2004). RBD = River Basin District Level; D = Germany; CZ = Czech Republic; PL = Poland; EU = European Commission; AU = Austria; MinEnv = Ministry of Environment; MinAgri = Ministry of Agriculture (both national in Working Group box and federal in Thuringia); Reg. Adm. = regional water administration; FGG Elbe = Flussgebietsgemeinschaft Elbe (Elbe River basin community). The darker the shading in the boxes, the more responsibility the relevant authority has. A more detailed description of the institutional settings can be found in Appendix 2.