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) 
Ph.D. Geology (University of Heidelberg, 1936)
Geologie der Antillen / Richard Weil. Berlin-Nikolassee : Borntraeger, 1966.
Geology of Central America / by Richard Weyl. Berlin : Gebr. Borntraeger, 1980.
Departmental History Webpage by Hubert Miller  <webpage now defunct>
List mentioning correspondence with Weyl 
Costa Rica Guides: Mountains and Volcanos 
Der Nationalsozialismus und Lateinamerika by Sandra Carreras 
Richard Weyl 1912-1988 by Ekke W. Guenther. 
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