An experimental approach based on combined usAgE of the fluorescent tracers, sediment traps and measurements of the parameters of the water mass motion enabled us to reveal the main features of bottom sediment transport in the littoral zone of Lake Kinneret, depending on granulometry, wave activities, and bottom slope. Direct observations of resuspension events at different layers of the stratified water column indicate existence of water mass movements capable to cause resuspension of bottom sediments of different origin (sands and silts). Based on analysis of the heterogeneity of the vertical distribution of the resuspension, we proposed two mechanisms of resuspended particle transfer in a stratified water mass.

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