Australian river and fish ecologist Paul Humphries on his blog River Ecology and Research says in a February 2013 post that Leonardo da Vinci could have added "hydrologist" to his remarkable list of abilities:
He is variously known as a painter, sculptor, scientist (geologist, botanist), architect, engineer, musician and inventor. But, amongst his many areas of expertise, Leonardo could perhaps also be called an hydrologist or fluid dynamicist because of his fascination with, and study of, water, flow and rivers. Water and rivers were central to his work and thinking in many fields, including his art.
Leonardo da Vinci is credited with the quotation below, as seen on a stretch of Hyalite Creek in Montana's beautiful Gallatin Valley:
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