Richard WeylRichard H. Weyl (10 August 1912, Kiel - 1988) was a German geologist and noted author on the subject of Central American Geology.
Active member of the Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR, Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources; formerly the Bundesanstalt für Bodenforschung, BfB) in Latin-America and the Caribbean.
1941-1956 Scientist at Paläontologisches Institut und Museum (University of Kiel, Germany)
Since 1956 Professor at the University of Giessen, Geologisch-Paläontologisches Institut.
Apparently there is a peak in Costa Rica named after him. (Near Mount Chirripó) [http://www.guiascostarica.com/en_mont.htm] Provided by Wikipedia