Eleonora Balkanska, Stoyan Georgiev, Kounov, A., Takahiro Tagami and Shigeru Sueoka (2021) ‘Fission-track analysis using LA-ICP-MS: techniques and procedures adopted at the new low-temperature thermochronology laboratory in Bulgaria’, Comptes rendus de l’Academie bulgare des Sciences, 74(1), pp. 102-109. doi: 10.7546/CRABS.2021.01.13.   
Zák, J., Svojtka, M., Gerdjikov, I., Kounov, A. and Vangelov, D. (2021) ‘The Balkan terranes: a missing link between the eastern and western segments of the Cadomian orogen?’, International geology review, pp. 1-26. doi: 10.1080/00206814.2020.1861486.   
Schmid, S. M., Fügenschuh, B., Kounov, A., Mațenco, L., Nievergelt, P., Oberhänsli, R., Pleuger, J., Schefer, S., Schuster, R., Tomljenović, B., Ustaszewski, K. and van Hinsbergen, D. J. J. (2020) ‘Tectonic units of the Alpine collision zone between Eastern Alps and western Turkey’, Gondwana Research. Elsevier B.V., 78, pp. 308-374. doi: 10.1016/   
Kounov, A. and Gerdjikov, I. (2020) ‘The problems of the post-Cenomanian tectonic evolution of the central parts of the Sredna Gora Zone. The wrench tectonics - how real is real?’, Geologica Balcanica, 49(2), pp. 39-58.   
Kounov, A., Seward, D., Burg, J.-P., Stockli, D. and Wüthrich, E. (2020) ‘Cenozoic thermal evolution of the Central Rhodope Metamorphic Complex (Southern Bulgaria)’, International journal of earth sciences. Springer, 109, pp. 1589-1611. doi: 10.1007/s00531-020-01862-4.   
Gerdjikov, I., Vangelov, D. and Kounov, A. (2019) ‘Main fault zones controlling the late Alpine structure in the area east of Sofia (Srednogorie Zone, Western Bulgaria)’, Journal of Mining and Geological Sciences. Publishing House "St. Ivan Rilski", 62(1), pp. 71-76.   edoc
Kounov, A., Gerdjikov, I., Vangelov, D., Balkanska, E., Lazarova, A., Georgiev, S., Blunt, E. and Stockli, D. (2018) ‘First thermochronological constraints on the Cenozoic extension along the Balkan Fold-Thrust Belt (Central Stara Planina Mountain, Bulgaria)’, International Journal of Earth Sciences. Springer, pp. 1-24. doi: 10.1007/s00531-017-1555-9.   edoc
Antić, M. D., Kounov, A., Trivić, B., Spikings, R. and Wetzel, A. (2017) ‘Evidence of Variscan and Alpine tectonics in the structural and thermochronological record of the central Serbo-Macedonian Massif (south-eastern Serbia).’, International Journal of Earth Sciences. Springer, 106(5), pp. 1665-1692. doi: 10.1007/s00531-016-1380-6.   edoc
Antić, M. D., Kounov, A., Trivić, B., Wetzel, A., Peytcheva, I. and von Quadt, A. (2016) ‘Alpine thermal events in the central Serbo-Macedonian Massif (southeastern Serbia)’, International Journal of Earth Sciences. Springer, 105(5), pp. 1485-1505. doi: 10.1007/s00531-015-1266-z.   edoc
Vangelov, D., Pavlova, M., Gerdjikov, I. and Kounov, A. (2016) ‘Timok fault and Tertiary strike-slip tectonics in part of western Bulgaria’, Annual of the University of Mining and Geology "St Ivan Rilski", 59, pp. 112-117.   edoc
Antić, M., Peytcheva, I., von Quadt, A., Kounov, A., Trivić, B., Serafimovski, T., Tasev, G., Gerdjikov, I. and Wetzel, A. (2016) ‘Pre-Alpine evolution of a segment of the North-Gondwanan margin: Geochronological and geochemical evidence from the central Serbo-Macedonian Massif’, Gondwana Research. Elsevier, 36, pp. 523-544. doi: 10.1016/   edoc
Kounov, A., Niedermann, S., de Wit, M. J., Codilean, A. T., Viola, G., Andreoli, M. and Christl, M. (2015) ‘Cosmogenic 21Ne and 10Be reveal a more than 2 Ma alluvial fan flanking the Cape Mountains, South Africa’, South African Journal of Geology. Geological Society of South Africa, 118(2), pp. 129-144. doi: 10.2113/gssajg.118.2.129.   edoc
Kounov, A., Wüthrich, E., Seward, D., Burg, J.-P. and Stockli, D. (2015) ‘Low-temperature constraints on the Cenozoic thermal evolution of the Southern Rhodope Core Complex (Northern Greece)’, International journal of earth sciences. Springer-Verlag, Vol. 104, H. 5, pp. 1337-1352.   edoc
Kounov, A., Viola, G., Dunkl, I. and Frimmel, H. E. (2013) ‘Southern African perspectives on the long-term morpho-tectonic evolution of cratonic interiors’, Tectonophysics. Elsevier, 601, pp. 177-191. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2013.05.009.   edoc
Gerdjikov, I., Lazarova, A., Kounov, A. and Vangelov, D. (2013) ‘High-grade metamorphic complexes in Bulgaria’, Annual of the University of Mining and Geology "St. Ivan Rilski" Sofia. St.Ivan Rilski Publishing House, 56(1), pp. 47-52.   edoc
Vangelov, D., Gerdjikov, Y., Kounov, A. and Lazarova, A. (2013) ‘The Balkan Fold-Thrust Belt: an overview of the main features’, Geologica Balcanica. Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, 42(1-3), pp. 29-47. Available at:   edoc
Kounov, A. and Schmid, S. M. (2013) ‘Fission track constraints on the thermal and tectonic evolution of the Apuseni Mountains (Romania)’, International Journal of Earth Sciences. Springer-Verlag, 102(1), pp. 207-233. doi: 10.1007/s00531-012-0800-5.   edoc
Kounov, A., Graf, J., von Quadt, A., Bernoulli, D., Burg, J.-P., Seward, D., Ivanov, Z. and Fanning, M. (2012) ‘Evidence for a “Cadomian” ophiolite and magmatic-arc complex in SW Bulgaria’, Precambrian Research. Elsevier, 212-213, pp. 275-295. doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2012.06.003.   edoc
Viola, G., Kounov, A., Andreoli, M. A. and Mattila, J. (2012) ‘Brittle tectonic evolution along the western margin of South Africa: more than 500 Myr of continued reactivation’, Tectonophysics. Elsevier, 514-517, pp. 93-114. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2011.10.009.   edoc
Kounov, A., Burg, J.-P., Bernoulli, D., Seward, D., Ivanov, Z., Dimov, D. and Gerdjikov, I. (2011) ‘Paleostress analysis of Cenozoic faulting in the Kraishte area, SW Bulgaria’, Journal of Structural Geology. Elsevier Science, 33(5), pp. 859-874. doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2011.03.006.   edoc
Schefer, S., Cvetković, V., Fügenschuh, B., Kounov, A., Ovtcharova, M., Schaltegger, U. and Schmid, S. (2011) ‘Cenozoic granitoids in the Dinarides of southern Serbia: age of intrusion, isotope geochemistry, exhumation history and significance for the geodynamic evolution of the Balkan Peninsula’, International Journal of Earth Sciences. Springer-Verlag, 100(5), pp. 1181-1206. doi: 10.1007/s00531-010-0599-x.   edoc
van der Lelij, R., Spikings, R., Kerr, A., Kounov, A., Cosca, M., Chew, D. and Villagomez, D. (2010) ‘Thermochronology and Tectonics of the Leeward Antilles: evolution of the Southern Caribbean Plate Boundary Zone’, Tectonics. American Geophysical Union, 29(6), p. TC6003. doi: 10.1029/2009TC002654.   edoc
Gerdjikov, I., Lazarova, A., Balkanska, E., Bonev, K., Vangelov, D., Dimov, D. and Kounov, A. (2010) ‘A new model for the pre-Permian basement of the Central Stara Planina Mountain’, Comptes rendus de l’Académie bulgare des Sciences. Bălgarska akademija na naukite, 63(8), pp. 1169-1176.   edoc
Ustaszewski, K., Kounov, A., Schmid, S. M., Schaltegger, U., Krenn, E., Frank, W. and Fügenschuh, B. (2010) ‘Evolution of the Adria-Europe plate boundary in the northern Dinarides: From continent-continent collision to back-arc extension’, Tectonics. American Geophysical Union, 29(6), p. TC6017. doi: 10.1029/2010TC002668.   edoc | Open Access
Kounov, A., Seward, D., Burg, J.-P., Bernoulli, D., Ivanov, Z. and Handler, R. (2010) ‘Geochronological and structural constraints on the Cretaceous thermotectonic evolution of the Kraishte zone (Western Bulgaria)’, Tectonics. American Geophysical Union, Vol. 29 , TC2002, 19 S. doi: 10.1029/2009TC002509.   edoc | Open Access
Kounov, A., Viola, G., de Wit, M. J. and Andreoli, M. (2009) ‘Denudation along the Atlantic passive margin : new insights from apatite fission-track analysis on the western coast of South Africa’, Geological Society Special Publications. The Geological Society, 324, pp. 287-306. doi: 10.1144/SP324.19.   edoc
Ustaszewski, K., Schmid, S. M., Lugovic, B., Schuster, R., Schaltegger, U., Bernoulli, D., Hottinger, L., Kounov, A., Fügenschuh, B. and Schefer, S. (2009) ‘Late cretaceous intra-oceanic magmatism in the internal Dinarides (northern Bosnia and Herzegovina) : implications for the collision of the Adriatic and European plates’, Lithos. Elsevier, 108(1-4), pp. 106-125. doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2008.09.010.   edoc
Madritsch, H., Kounov, A., Schmid, S. M. and Fabbri, O. (2009) ‘Multiple fault reactivation within the intra-continental Rhine-Bresse Transfer Zone (La Serre Horst, eastern France)’, Tectonophysics. Elsevier, 471(3-4), pp. 297-318. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2009.02.044.   edoc
Kounov, A., Viola, G., de Wit, M. J. and Andreoli, M. (2008) ‘A mid Cretaceous paleo-Karoo River valley across the Knersvlakte plain (northwestern coast of South Africa) : evidence from apatite fission-track analysis’, South African journal of geology. Geological Society of South Africa, Vol. 111, H. 4, pp. 409-420. doi: 10.2113/gssajg.111.4.409.   edoc
Kounov, A., Niedermann, S., de Wit, M. J., Viola, G., Andreoli, M. and Erzinger, J. (2007) ‘Present denudation rates at selected sections of the South Afircan escarpment and the elevated continental interior based on cosmogenic 3He and 21Ne’, South African journal of geology. Geological Society of South Africa, Vol. 110, pp. 235-248. doi: 10.2113/​gssajg.110.2-3.235.   edoc
Schlunegger, F., Zeilinger, G., Kounov, A., Kober, F. and Husser, B. (2006) ‘Scale of relief growth in the forearc of the Andes of Northern Chile (Arica latitude, 18 degrees S)’, Terra nova. Blackwell Science, Vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 217-223. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3121.2006.00682.x.   edoc
Kounov, A., Seward, D., Bernoulli, D., Burg, J. P. and Ivanov, Z. (2004) ‘Thermotectonic evolution of an extensional dome : the cenozoic Osogovo-Lisets core complex (Kraishte zone, western Bulgaria)’, International Journal of Earth Sciences. Springer, 93(6), pp. 1008-1024. doi: 10.1007/s00531-004-0435-2.   edoc | Open Access
Ivanov, Z., Gerdjikov, I. and Kounov, A. (2001) ‘New data and considerations about the structure and tectonic evolution of the Sakar region, Southeast Bulgaria’, Godišnik na Sofijskija universitet "Kliment Ochridski". Izd. na Bălg. akad. na naukite, Vol. 91, H. 1, pp. 35-80.   edoc