Coastal Management Program Publications
The Illinois Coastal Management Program (CMP) provides guidance, technical support, and some financial assistance to municipal, county, and state government agencies that are working within the coastal region of northern Illinois in support of the Lake Michigan Coastal Program (LMCP). The mission of the CMP is to protect and enhance natural, cultural and historical coastal resources, and to foster coordination and partnerships among local, state and federal agencies, and local organizations. Find more information about CMP here.
(Champaign, IL : Prairie Research Institute Coastal Management Program, 2020-05)Meteotsunamis are a tsunami-like wave generated from severe weather impacts on speed and direction of wave movement over a waterbody. These events can result in a localized rise in water levels by as much as 1-2 feet, ...