Interested in learning more about Fisheries? Check the following:
The American Fisheries Society
The World Fish Center
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 orSee my papers re sd applied to fisheries, etc.
Software sources:Vensim Widely used with a free version available by download.
Stella 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.
Anylogic System dynamic modeling, agent baqsed modeling and other stuff all rolled into one impressive, and expensive, package. Get a demo.
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:
*Anti-corruption home page of OECD Select browse by topic.... select corruption
*USAID - Anti-Corruption area
- World Bank Research - Search Results (enter "corruption" and click search)