The newsletter presents inter alia the outcomes of the Arctic Science Summit Week which turned out to be a great success. The week provided a platform for the exchange of knowledge, cross fertilization and collaboration.

Further articles are:

- Joint future for AOSB and IASC
- Science Forum - Facing new challenges in Arctic Science
- New Bulletin shows a fruitful year
- Spain becomes nineteenth IASC member country

The IASC Progress 2009 can be downloaded here.