Orientation. Evaluation in the Planning Process. Spatial Impact Analysis as a Tool in Evaluation Research. Assessment of Priority Weights and Preferences. Discrete Multicriteria Methods. Continuous Multicriteria Methods. Specific Issues Regarding Policy Analysis. Case Study: The Location of Nuclear Power Stations. Case Study: A Multi-Objective Planning Model for Regional Economic - Environmental - Energy Interactions. Case Study: Locational Strategies for Industrial Sites. Case Study: A Multicriteria Location Analysis of Future Gravel Pits. Concluding Remarks. References. Index. Appendices.