The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Prorgramme (AMAP)'s assessment “Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) 2017” has today been released and is available as an electronic version on the AMAP web: http://www.amap.no/documents/doc/Snow-Water-Ice-and-Permafrost-in-the-Arctic-SWIPA-2017/1610