The publication presents a variety of current Arctic issues and is targeted to appeal to a wide audience from scientists to policy makers.

The book consists of 31 chapters, each focusing on a topic related to the themes presented in the Congress such as vulnerability of Arctic environment and societies, building of long-term human capacity, Arctic tourism, Arctic safety, and equality in the Arctic.  

The UArctic Congress 2016 took place in St Petersburg, Russia, and was hosted by St Petersburg University in September 2016. The next UArctic Congress will take place in Oulu and Helsinki, Finland on 3-7 September 2018, and it will be hosted by the University of Oulu and University of Helsinki.

The book is Open Access, and can be viewed and downloaded free of charge from the website or via the SpringerLink platform.