Geological Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Science

Department of Geotectonics and Regional Geology

Anna Veselinova Lazarova


Anna Lazarova

Anna Lazarova


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    Ph.D. (Geotectonics) – “Structure, emplacement mechanisms and tectonic position of the Vezhen pluton, Central Stara planina Mts”; Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridsky”, 2006

    MSc in Geology, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridsky”, Faculty of Geology and Geography, Department of Mineralogy, Petrology and Economic Geology, 2001


up Contacts

Geological Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Department of Geotectonics and Regional Geology
“Acad.G.Bonchev” Str., Build. 24
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

Phone: (+359 2) 979 2212

Fax: (+359 2) 8724 6382



up Research Interests

My principle research interests are:
    - Tectonics and Microtectonics
    - Structural and Petrostructural Studies of Igneous complexes
    - Low-grade metamorphism and Deformations


up Projects

  • Project SCOPES of International Scientific Program ABCD-GEODE “Geodynemics and ore deposits evolution of the Alpine-Balkan-Carpathian-Dinaride province”, 2000-2003
  • Geological Map of Europe М 1: 2 500 000 – Bulgarian part actualization, 2001-2002
  • Project “Structure of Cu-Porphyry ore deposit Elacite ”, funded by “Elacite-Med”, 2002-2005
  • Project “Structure and tectonic position of Vezhen pluton, Central Stara planina Mts”, funded by Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridsky”, 2005-2006
  • Project “Geological Map of Bulgaria of Pila-Rhodope, West and Central Stara Planina Mts and Kraishte M 1:50 000”, 2007
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      Georgiev, N., Lazarova, A. 2003. Magma mixing in Upper Cretaceous plutonic bodies in the Southwestern part of Central Sredna gora zone, Bulgaria. C. R. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 56, 4, 47-52.
      Lazarova, A., Ivanov, Z., Georgiev, N. 2005. About the position of dyke bodies and magma mingling processes in Vejen pluton, Central Stara Planina Mountains. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 58, 10, 1191-1196.
      Lazarova, A., Gerdjikov, I., Georgiev, N, Dimov, D. 2006. The Anton shear zone (Central Stara planina Mountains). Temporal relations, extent and significance. C. R. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 59, 6, 639-644.
      Lazarova, A. 2008. Shallow-crustal post-tectonic emplacement of Vezhen pluton, Central Stara planina Mountains. C. R. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 61, 10, 1315-1322.
      Lazarova, ., Gerdjikov, I. 2008. Structures within sheared granitoids from the Zlatishka Stara Planina: indicators for the deformation at frictional-viscous transition. Rev. Bulg. Geol. Soc., 69, 1-3, 7-20.


      Ivanov, Z., Georgiev, N., Lazarova, A., Dimov, D. 2002. New model of Upper Cretaceous magma emplacement in the Southwestern parts of Central Sredna gora zone – Bulgaria. Geol. Carpath., 53, special issue, Proceedings of the XVII Congress of CBGA
      Georgiev, N., Ivanov, Z., Lazarova, A., Dimov, D. 2003. Upper Cretaceous magma mixing and emplacement of plutonic bodies in the southwestern parts of Centarl Sredna gora. Bulg. Geol. Soc., Ann. Sci. conference, Abst. Vol., 3-5
      Lazarova, A., Georgiev, N, Dimov, D. 2007. Preliminary structural data on the Stara Planina high-grade metamorphic series, Teteven Stara Planina Mountains. Proc. Bulg. Geol. Soc. 11-13.
      Gerdjikov, I., Georgiev, N., Dimov, D., Lazarova, A. 2007. The different faces of supposedly single thrust: a re-evaluation of the Vezhen thrust, Central Balkanides. Proc. Bulg. Geol. Soc. 24-25.
      Gerdjikov, I., Lazarova, A., Balkanska, E., Dimov, D. 2008. Voluminous granitoid magmatism along major Variscan tectonic zone. Proc. Bulg. Geol. Soc., 93-94.


    upSpare time
      My spare time I spend with my four-year-old daughter Veselina and my husband Neven. I also like swimming, traveling (who doesn’t like this?) and beer-drinking with friends of mine.


    Last update: 16 September 2009

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