Born July 22, 1902, in Dundee, Scotland. Dutch geologist.
Kuenen graduated from the university in Leiden in 1925. In 1929–30 he took part in the Dutch oceanographic expedition on the ship W. Snellius. He described the results of the expedition in his book Geological Interpretation of the Bathymetrical Results (1935). Since 1934 he has been a museum curator and university teacher in Groningen. His principal works deal with questions of marine geology and the processes occurring in volcanic domes and calderas.
WORKSMarine Geology. New York-London, 1950.
Sand—Its Origin, Transportation, Abrasion and Accumulation. Johannesburg, 1959.
In Russian translation:
“Vozrast odnogo basseina Sredizemnogo moria.” In Rel’ef i geologiia dna okeanov. Moscow, 1964.