Geology and the Environment

Cover image of product

Authors : Bernard W. Pipkin; Dee D. Trent; Richard Hazlett; Paul Bierman


656 Pages  Paperback 

7th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2008

©2014, Published


Learn More

Cengage Learning's GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT in partnership with the National Geographic Society brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools along with market leading text content for introductory geology courses. Adopt the resources that enable your... more


Case Studies dealing with issues of climate change and global warming are implemented in 9 of the 15 Chapters in the text.

Chapter 11, Glaciation and Long Term Climate Change has been updated to include the latest data and information. Loss of Glacier ice as an indicator and cause of other Global W... more

New to this Edition

Over 200 exciting new visual learning opportunities. The photo and art program has been extensively updated to facilitate student understanding and appreciation of the powerful impacts of geological phenomena. Over 200 new and impactful photos and maps, available exclusively from the National Geogra... more

Teacher Supplements
Geology and the Environment, 7th: PowerLecture DVD-ROM with ExamView Test Generator

PowerLecture instructor resources are a collection of book-specific lecture and class tools on DVD-ROM. The fastest and easiest way to build powerful, customized media-rich lectures, PowerLecture assets include chapter-specific PowerPoint pre... more