ome Interesting (?) Links:        (return to home page)

Interested in learning more about Fisheries?  Check the following:

The American Fisheries Society  

The World Fish Center


FishBase (fish identification)

Interested in System Dynamics?:

Learning about system dynamics:

System Dynamics Society    (source of the system dynamics bibliography)

System Dynamics Discussion forum

Tom Fiddaman's Meta SD site

System Dynamics Wiki  WikiSD

Model Library Model Wiki

On-line book Introduction to System Dynamics

Road   Maps: An extensive beginners guide to learning system dynamics

for more links try: GŁnther Ossimitz's System Dynamics Mega Link List   or

See my papers re sd applied to fisheries, etc.

Software sources:

Vensim   Widely used with a free version available by download.
At isee systems.......Widely used standard with several versions.
Powersim   Developed in Norway.  Available in English, German and Czech versions.
Simile   (was known as AME  but had a name change to Simile) free (not for long) software capable of handling complex models, but limited support, and still under development.
 System dynamic modeling, agent baqsed modeling and other stuff all rolled into one impressive, and expensive, package.  Get a demo.


Corruption anyone?

A major factor affecting our work in Indonesia (and   elsewhere) is corruption which not only increases costs, but also affects the way in which planning decisions are reached.

See a review of causes of corruption using System Dynamics.

For more information contact Transparancy International.

And try the following anti-corruption links:

*Internet Center for Corruption Research 

*Anti-corruption home page of OECD Select browse by topic.... select corruption

*Indonesia Corruption Watch  

* IMF Publications Search 
enter "corruption in subject and leave other fields blank.  Then click on search.

*USAID - Anti-Corruption area

*World Bank

-    Governance and Anti-Corruption | World Bank Institute

-    World Bank Research - Search Results   (enter "corruption" and click search)