|Title||On holism, reductionism and working from nine to five|
|Year of Publication||1994|
|Series Editor||Pauly, D|
|Number of Pages||159-168|
|Publisher||Chapman & Hall|
|Keywords||Agropisciculture, Aquaculture: General, aquatic environment, Brackish, coastal, computer, Data collections, economics, ecopath ii, ECOSYSTEMS, fishbase, fishery, fishery management, Freshwater, marine, Mathematical models, Pacific Ocean Is., programs, Q1 01382 Ecological techniques and apparatus, Q3 01581, statistical analysis, Upwelling|
A discussion is presented on the two approaches, holism and reductionism, in the study of environmental sciences, making reference to various projects presently being conducted by ICLARM and its collaborators using the holistic approach. Schematic representations are given of ICLARM'S FISHBASE, and the ECOPATH II model of the Peruvian upwelling ecosystem and submodels which may be incorporated in large simulation models of the upwelling system, and also material flows in rice-fish/shrimp integrated farming systems of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.