Robert Louis Folk

  • Kitty Milliken University of Texas
  • Earle McBride University of Texas at Austin
  • Lynton Land University of Texas at Austin


On June 4, 2018 the sedimentary geology community lost one of its heroes ( Robert Louis Folk’s international reputation was founded on his classifications for limestones and sandstones but also on an ebullient personality that allowed him to build friendships and collaborations with colleagues all over the world. His entertaining presentation style always drew a happy crowd. He was popularly known as Bob Folk, although at times he would introduce himself as “Luigi”, an Italian version of his middle name.

Dec 31, 2018
How to Cite
MILLIKEN, Kitty; MCBRIDE, Earle; LAND, Lynton. Robert Louis Folk. Journal of The Indian Association of Sedimentologists, [S.l.], v. 35, n. 2, p. 84 - 87, dec. 2018. ISSN 0970-3268. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 mar. 2019.