Johnson, MC and MA Smith. Promoting a sustainability ethic in future Army leaders at West Point. Chapter 12, pp. 393-416, Sustainability and National Security, edited by James Hartman, Kent Butts, Brent Bankus and Steven Carney, published by U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, PA. ISBN 978-0-9835110-1-4, 2012.
Butkus, MA and MC Johnson. Reevaluation of phosphate as a means of retarding lead transport from sandy firing ranges. Soil and Sediment Contamination, 20:2, 172-187, 2011.
Butkus, MA and MC Johnson. Influence of phosphate on the transport properties of lead in sand. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 185, 275-280, 2011.
Johnson, MC and MA Smith. Designing appropriate scaffolding for student science projects. The Journal of College Science Teaching, 38, 24-29, 2008.
Wheeler, KT, D Walker and MC Johnson. Galena stability to 26 kbar. American Journal of Science, 307, 590-611, 2007.
Johnson, MC. Thermal and geochemical changes in soil vitrified using a plasma arc torch. Environmental Engineering Science, 22, 294-309, 2005.
Johnson, MC. New York State iron and steel industry. New York State Encyclopedia, Editor in Chief Peter Eisentadt, Syracuse University Press, 788-790, 2005.
Johnson, MC and CA Gellasch. Geology in the West Point, New York region and its influence on three centuries of local land use. Northeastern Geology and Environmental Geosciences, 26, 285-297, 2004.
Butkus, MA, MC Johnson and JC Lynch. Linking courses and essential experiences in an undergraduate environmental engineering curriculum. Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, American Society for Engineering Education, Salt Lake City, UT, 2004. Available on CD-ROM.
Johnson, MC. On vitrifying wastes using a plasma arc torch. Army Environmental Policy Institute, 78 pp., 2002. (monograph)
Johnson, MC. Plasma torches convert waste to energy, and remediate soils. Environmental Practice (Journal of the National Association of Environmental Professionals), 4, 14-16, 2002.
Walker, D, SM Clark, LMD Cranswick, MC Johnson and RL Jones. O2 volumes at high pressure from KClO4 decomposition: D” as a siderophile element pump instead of a lid on the core. Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, paper number 2001GC000225, 2002. See http://gcubed.magnet.fsu.edu/.
Johnson, MC and PL Guth. Using GPS to teach more than accurate positions. Journal of Geoscience Education, 50, 241-246, 2002.
Johnson, MC, D Walker, SM Clark and RJ Jones. Thermal decomposition of rhombohedral KClO3 from 29-76 kilobars and implications for the molar volume of fluid oxygen at high pressures. American Mineralogist, 86, 1367-1379, 2001.
Johnson, MC and J Malinowski. Navigating the active learning swamp. The Journal of College Science Teaching, XXXI, 172-177, 2001.
Johnson, MC. Rock hounding in Colorado. Assembly (USMA alumni magazine), January 2001.
Johnson, MC. Two hundred years of iron mining in the Highlands. From the Hudson to the Hamptons: Snapshots of the New York Metropolitan Area. Miyares, Pavlovskaya, and Pope, Editors. American Association of Geographers, 29-36, 2001.
Johnson, MC and T Plank. Dehydration and melting experiments constraint the fate of subducted sediments. Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, 1, paper number 1999GC000014, 1999. See http://gcubed.magnet.fsu.edu/.
Johnson, MC and PL Guth. A microcomputer exercise to teach basic geologic reasoning. Journal of Geoscience Education, 45, 349 – 353, 1997.
Putirka, K, M Johnson, R Kinzler, J Longhi, D Walker. Thermobarometry of mafic igneous rocks based on clinopyroxene-liquid equilibria, 0-30 kbar. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 123, 92 - 108, 1996.
Johnson, MC, AT Anderson, Jr, MJ Rutherford. Pre-eruptive volatile contents of magmas. Chapter 8, Volatiles in Magmas, Mineralogical Society of America, M. R. Carroll and J. R. Holloway (Editors), 281-30, 1994.
Johnson, MC and D Walker. Brucite [Mg(OH)2] dehydration and the molar volume of water to 15 GPa, American Mineralogist, 78, 271-284, 1993.
Rutherford, MJ and MC Johnson. Comment on Blundy and Holland's (1990) "Calcic amphibole equilibria and a new amphibole-plagioclase geothermometer". Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 111, 266 - 268, 1992.
Johnson, MC, MJ Rutherford, and PC Hess. Chassigny petrogenesis: melt compositions, intensive parameters, and water contents of Martian (?) magmas. Geochemica Cosmochemica Acta, 55, 349 - 366, 1991.
Johnson, MC and MJ Rutherford. Experimental calibration of the aluminum-in-hornblende geobarometer with application to the Long Valley Caldera (California) volcanic rocks. Geology, 17, 837 - 841, 1989.
Johnson, MC and MJ Rutherford. Experimentally determined conditions in the Fish Canyon Tuff, Colorado, magma chamber. Journal of Petrology, 30, 711 - 737, 1989.
Johnson, MC. The solar nebula redox state as recorded by the most reduced chondrules of five primitive chondrites. Geochemica Cosmochemica Acta, 50, 1497 - 1502, 1986.