About the module

Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® is a comprehensive mobile app (iOS and Android) and reporting system for tracking soil sampling projects that include delineation through depth sampling. The system documents everything you need including field chemistries and final state lab data until remediation is complete.

Our system allows your company to add your client’s governing agency and their allowable ground chemistry limits (like BTEX, individual allowable xylene limit, etc.), which are required for that project. Then, as your crew establishes its sample points via boreholes and grabs the individual depth samples, the software guides the user through each step of this process. This includes industry-standard naming and labeling of the sample points and depth samples, collecting soil characteristics, and even the field chemistry results. It also acts as a smart data filing system, allowing its users to see all projects, their sample points and all depth samples of every sample point in an easy to view method, right on their mobile device. The system can even translate the lab limits (e.g. BTEX) and compare them to your field data (e.g. xylenes) in a way that can tell them when their field data correlates to lab limits. This helps field workers know when to stop sampling and wait for the official lab data.

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Run Standard and Custom Reports at the Touch of a Button

Comprehensive Soil Sampling Reporting

Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® showcases a number of professional, client-facing reports, all of which can be run in Excel, Word or PDF format, at the touch of a button. Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® makes sharing Daily Visit Record reports and overall project reports with your customers a point of pride. With one click, the system can generate a comprehensive soil sampling project report, making it very easy for your clients (and you!) to see all pertinent data in the ongoing project, right down to the level of depth sample chemistry and soil characteristics.

Click the button below to see a close-up example of the well-organized and easily viewed soil sampling w/ depth samples report. If you would like to receive a full example of this report, press the contact us button below and request a full PDF copy in the comments section.

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Reducing Human Error at Every Step of the Process

A "Guided Process" is Much More Than a Simple Form

The system supports all sample point types such as test pits, background samples, base & wall samples (post-excavation), borehole samples, and more. After the initial depth sample input, the app remembers the previously input data within the same horizon like soil type (coarse or fine), gradation, grain size and more, thus preventing the user from performing redundant entries. Of course, when the answers change, the user can make those changes effortlessly. This saves time and streamlines the depth sample data collection process. Additionally, Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® comes included with all of the internationally accepted naming and labeling conventions for borehole samples and depth sample containers, which eliminates incorrect or redundant labeling.

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Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® Data is Integrated with the Daily Visit Record

The Daily Visit Record and Report

In addition to Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples®' ability to guide and track the full history of an ongoing soil sampling and ground remediation project, your clients will also appreciate being kept up to date on work accomplished on each of your daily visits to their project sites. Our Krinkle Daily Visit Record® module and the report it creates keep them well informed in a highly professional and “proof-of-work” manner. Krinkle Daily Visit Record® allows you to report your work each day, including travel times, times on-site, GPS, date and time stamped photos relevant to that day’s work, field notes, and recommendations. However, when your daily visit record is referring to a soil sampling project underway that day, Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® automatically fills in a section of that report with soil sampling data collected on that day. In other words, a section of the overall soil sampling project accomplished on that day is automatically placed into the daily visit record report.

Click the button below to see a close-up example of the well-organized and easily viewed daily visit record report. If you would like to receive a full example of this report, press the contact us button below and request a full PDF copy in the comments section.

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Data Visibility at Your Fingertips

Google Earth & ESRI Compatibility

Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® is fully integrated to Google Earth, which allows users to easily and quickly create a geospatial view of user work (i.e. “Work Crumbing “). All sample point data, including sample point images and other project data, are fully integrated to Google Earth for easy viewing and.KMZ file sharing (which are easily converted to ESRI files). Simply by pressing a button, you can request.KMZ files for any period of time on any project (or multiple projects!)

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Comprehensive Proof-of-Work

Date, Time and GPS Stamped Photos

All photos that are taken within Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® are automatically stamped with the date, time, GPS position, user and client as well as other “proof-of-work” elements specific to the photo taken. Incorporating “proof-of-work” photos into all your documentation illustrates every aspect of a future auditor’s questions, making your organization fully audit-ready. While Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® has the ability to collect your GPS location straight from your mobile device (iOS/Android), it also supports allowing you to enter external, high precision GPS positions (from Trimble devices for example) if your data requires that level of accuracy.

We Work The Way You Work

Non-Linear Data Capture

Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® understands how real users work in the field. It guides field workers step-by-step through their work, even when their work occurs in an ever-changing order. While the system acts as a guided process, it does not limit its users by forcing them to complete their work in a specific order. Whether a user chooses to grab soil from multiple depth samples in a single borehole or chooses to move between different sample points, the app's workflow is effortless for the user. The mobile app demonstrates incredible flexibility by allowing your crews to add depth samples and sample points in the order that best matches their unique/chosen workflow. This drastically speeds up the soil sampling process and significantly reduces the data collection burden while increasing its accuracy.

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A Complete, Yet Flexible, Package

Use as a Stand-Alone System or Integrate Into Your Existing Systems

Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® stands on its own and requires no other system to get your operation fully functional, reportable and auditable. Like all products from Krinkleapps.com, it can also be integrated with other systems if ever required, due to its comprehensive set of RESTful APIs.

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Enterprise-Class Data Security

We know that the information collected within this industry is extremely sensitive and data security is a top priority. Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® is extremely secure and our security practices have been implemented and tested for years. For those looking for more technical information, Krinkle uses SSL certificates signed with a 2048-bit RSA and hashed SHA-256. Additionally, Krinkle applications only communicate using newer secure TLS protocols with HSTS, and an AES-256 cipher suite. Data is fully encrypted on the local device, and in transit to the servers. The servers are secure at Amazon’s secure data centers behind their tightly managed firewalls.

Easy to Train, Learn and Deploy

Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® is easily trained, learned and used by your employees and/or contractors. We include thorough initial training classes (even though they rarely exceed 60-90 minutes!) and ongoing user support in our pricing. The system even supports service companies that employ layers of subcontractors beneath them to support their ultimate client. The system’s flexibility to operate in many unique business models, no matter how distributed, is unrivaled.

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Krinkle Environmental® and all its associated application modules (e.g. Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples®) are designed to manage and simplify your many environmental projects. If you are interested in learning more about how Krinkle Soil Sampling w/ Depth Samples® could help your process, please click below to set up a free demo.

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