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The Case Study Database

1.

The case study database:

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3.

What information is available?


Searching through the database

4.

What is it?
What can you do with it?

How do you do that?


Using the search filters
Refining your search

You found your cases of interest Now what?

Hyperlinks to the designated report, publication


or website.

1. The Case Study Database:


What is it?

It is a database where
you can search for case
studies on ecosystem:

Every row represents 1


case!
The columns provide you
information for a case.
Information is given for:

Valuation
Financing
Management

Location
Ecosystem
Project description and
data source
Valuation and financing
Additional information

The format of the


database is given in MS
Excel which provides
you with a quick overview
of relevant cases!

1. The Case Study


Database: What can you do
with
it?
This database aims at providing you with a

considerable list of cases on ecosystem


valuation, financing and mangement
By means of search functions, you are able to
quickly find those cases that are of interest to
you.
The hyperlink and information about the
coordinator/contact person provides you with
the means to dive deeper in those cases that
catch your attention.

We will now show you what you can do with this


database and how you can search for information

2. What information is
available in the case study
database?

Information by location
Information
on theon
project
description
Information
on Information
the
Information
ecosystem
on
valuation
andinfo
fin
any
additional

3. Searching through the


database: How do you do
that?

You can search


on
the following
critera:
Country
Region
Ecosystem
Typology /
Land use
Type of
Ecosystem
Service
Methodology

3. Searching through the


database: Using the search
filters (1)
For example, you are
interested in
searching
for cases in
Indonesia.
1.
Go to the column
country and
click on it with
your left
mousebutton

3. Searching through the


database: Using the search
filters (2)
2. Select the
country
Indonesia (or any
other
country you are
interested
in).
The database now
provides you with
all
cases for Indonesia!

3. Searching through the


database: Using the search
filters (3)
3. To return to the

initial
situation:

Click again on
country and
select all in the
top!

3. Searching through the


database: Refining your
search (1)
Suppose, you are not only
1.

2.

interested in cases from


Indonesia, but you are also
interested in cases that focus
on climate regulation (as
one of the possible ecosystem
services).
You need to refine your
search.

1.

2.

Click with your left mouse


button on the column
country and consequently
select Indonesia. The
database now provides you
with all cases from Indonesia
Now click with your left
mouse button on the
column Type of Ecosystem
Service and consequently
select climate regulation
R

3. Searching through the


database: Refining your
search (2)

The database now


provides
you with all cases for
Indonesia and
Climate
Regulation

3. Searching through the


database: Refining your
search (3)

To return to the initial


situation:
Click with your left
mouse button on the
column Type of
Ecosystem Service
and select all in the
top
You also need to
select all for the
column country.

4. You found your cases of


interest Now what?

Most of the cases that are included in this database provide a


hyperlink to the designated source. This is either a publication
or
a website.

We hope this database


will be of use to you!
Any questions, suggestions for
improvement or other inquires can
be addressed to Ivo Mulder at
ivo.mulder@fsd.nl.