Sunrise Over the Brazilian Coastline (image) University of New South Wales Share Print E-Mail Caption The marine heatwave that accompanied the South American drought of 2013/14 was one of the strongest ever recorded for the area. Trends show that these marine heatwaves are getting longer, more intense and cover larger areas. Credit Dr. Regina Rodrigues Usage Restrictions Can only be used for stories about this research. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.