Last year Sarah Marschall worked on her research on tourist behaviour at Illugastaðir on the Vatnsnes Peninsula.
Today, April 28, at 2pm, Sarah will present and defend her master’s thesis, titled: Interpretation in Wildlife Tourism: Assessing the effectiveness of signage to modify visitor’s behaviour at a seal watching site in Iceland.
Sarah’s thesis advisors are Sandra M. Granquist, a PhD candidate at Stockholm University and Head of Seal Research Department at the Icelandic Seal Centre, and Dr. Georgette Leah Burns, Head of Rural Tourism Department at Hólar University. The reader is Rodrigo Menafra, a visiting instructor at the University Centre of the Westfjords.
Sarah Marschall in the field.